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The Books of Blood: Volume 3

By: Clive Barker
Narrated by: Scott Brick,Xe Sands,Jeffrey Kafer,Peter Bishop,Chris Patton
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Publisher's Summary

The Books of Blood combine the ordinary with the extraordinary while radiating the eroticism that has become Barker's signature. Weaving tales of the everyday world transformed into an unrecognizable place, where reason no longer exists and logic ceases to explain the workings of the universe, Clive Barker provides the stuff of nightmares in packages too tantalizing to resist.

Never one to shy away from the unimaginable or the unspeakable, Clive Barker breathes life into our deepest, darkest nightmares, creating visions that are at once terrifying, tender, and witty. The Books of Blood confirm what horror fans everywhere have known for a long time: We will be hearing from Clive Barker for many years to come.

©1984 Clive Barker (P)2013 David Wilson

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always a love

I've always loved these books and hearing the performances do them justice is so nice. so few know of this series of shorts aside from the notable ones that got film status.

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Barker at his best

Book 3 is One of the best in the series
Excellent narration from a fabulous cast I highly recommend the audiobook versions
I received a free review audiobook and voluntarily left this review

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We are all just books of blood

It’s a Clive Barker Book of Blood. If you’ve made it to book three then you know what to expect. Yet again, it’s Clive Barker, you never know what to expect except that it will be beyond your wildest imagination.

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THE MASTER OF MYSTERY & THE MACABRE

Clive Barker is my most favorite author, now and forever!! He is a wizard of words! A Sorcerer of Storytelling. He is The Great Imaginer!
All The Barker!

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Great Horror Short Stories

Intricate and detailed short horror stories from the Master! Very diverse offerings. A good listen.

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Clive Barker transports you; to hell.

Clive barker is one of my top 5 writers period. he transports the readers, sometimes to places you might not want to or be expecting to go.
His works able to be listened to over and over, and I'm my mind is betterwith each reading.
I have started to really enjoy Clives work on Audible.

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love love love!

loved it!! was easy to follow and I lost myself in it! great stories! the best!

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Phenomenal.

Like all of these thus far, this was a phenomenal horror anthology. Rawhead Rex is a stand out monster story, but all of them are great.

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Bloody Great

Great stories,. Kept my attention all the way to the end. Well worth reading. Very clear narrators.

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my biased opinion

GREAT!
'Twould've been better if 'twas read aloud by Clive Barker. Fnord.
HAIL ERIS!
. . . andhow!

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  • Darren - UK
  • 12-13-14

More of the same.

Not a lot I can say about this if you have read the first two then you already know what your getting. I will say that there is no reduction in the quality of this series

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  • MR J LAMBERT
  • 01-18-22

Top Quality Horror Short Stories

Another great selection of stories from horror master Clive Barker. Son of Celluloid and Confessions of a Pornographer's Shroud are the standouts in this volume, but they are all strong stories.
Another fantastic presentation from Crossroad Press.
Highly recommended.

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  • Jiawei He
  • 10-01-21

Clive does it again!

Fantastical stories that are sure to leave you for more. Good for quick listening.

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  • Just
  • 04-08-18

Bloody good

What made the experience of listening to The Books of Blood: Volume 3 the most enjoyable?

That it is a collection of short stories. Can be delved in and out of at leisure, though you might be tempted to listen to it all first time...

Any additional comments?

Barker's bloody imagination bets better and bolder. There are some excellent tales in volume three, nasty and vivid, and the body count is growing. Stories to look out for include Rawhead Rex, Confessions of a (Pornographer's) Shroud, and Scape Goats.