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Love (and its loss) In a Cold Climate

Advantages: A finely written debut
Disadvantages: None

Then: On the farm above a remote Norwegian hamlet, in 1976, schoolgirl Else is waiting for her mother to return through the wind and the snow. She is also clutching at the kitchen table as the contractions worsen. Now: fast forward to 2009. Else now ...

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Review of The Last Boat Home - Dea Brovig

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Profound fantasy

Advantages: amazing concepts
Disadvantages: easy to get lost.

Having just read 'Imajica' for a second time I was left realising that in the first read, I'd missed the point. Many people who enjoy Barker's early and more horror orriented books find this work confusing, incomprehensible or just too weird, so my missio ...

Bryn_Pearson 29.07.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Imajica - Clive Barker

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Epic beyond belief

Advantages: The characters are SO deep, the plot is SO intense!
Disadvantages: Its big. Very big :+)

This is one of the most engrossing, magnificent, fabulous and truly splendid books I have ever read. I have an old version of this, with the whole thing in 1 volume - its very big :+) The publishers have more recently broken it up into 5 bits, which I ...

tatum69 07.04.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Imajica - Clive Barker

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Again and Again

Advantages: A compelling story
Disadvantages: Huge

Well, where can I begin with this book? This is not only my favourite Clive Barker book, but my favourite book of all time (Even my ‘nick’ is influenced by one of the main characters). Despite the huge size of this story, I have come back to it time and t ...

PieOPah 18.06.2004 · Read full review
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A Big, Big Book

Advantages: A Wonderful Magical Story
Disadvantages: Nothing

This is without doubt my favourite book. It is huge in scope and clocks in at about 1200 pages, not one of which is wasted. It is a worthy follow up to Clive Barker's Weaveworld and has many similarities. It scores in the way it interweaves the modern ...

mikeydred 20.01.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Imajica - Clive Barker

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