Sacrament [Clive Barker] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Living and dying, we feed the fire. Will Rabjohns, perhaps the most famous. Will Rabjohns has everything. He’s handsome, he’s rich, and he’s revered as the world’s greatest wildlife photographer. He’s also a haunted man, driven to risk. Sacrament is a novel unlike any that Clive Barker has written. Neither horror nor fantasy, though partaking of both, this masterful work plunges far deeper and.

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This is another supernatural novel by Clive Barker. Typical Clive The Narrator was good the story was strange, typical of the author.

A weirdly absorbing and entertaining tale bafker offers more disturbing delights from one of our most inventive and risk-taking writers. As I didn’t finish the book, I can not recommend this to anyone. Jul 17, Suzanne Synborski rated it it was amazing.

Back in the present, Will supposedly wakes from his coma. Too strange for my taste Any additional comments? Sorta like realistic fantasy in bagker way I suppose, to a point anyway. A major plot reveal was given to the reader long before the end barkr I didn’t pick up on the clues. I hadn’t read a Clive Barker book before now. When the answer comes, it’s not one she expects. Shortly after this we get a flashback to when he was a boy, probably 12 or 13?

He did not grieve, knowing his life was a day long, or an hour. A story, I found in a Poppy Z. Mass Market Paperback – pages Reprint edition March So they’d seen two sentences and it had mentioned that the hero was gay, but that was it. Will, who wanted to run away as a kid and see the world, run away from his parents who could never love him as much as they loved his dead brother Nathaniel.


Because the more limited we are, the more power they have over us. Sacrament is a call to stand up and be counted, to say, “I love the world because it’s rich and contradictory and paradoxical and strange.

Even so, he quickly understood the truth in its warnings. And it’s beautifully written, as always.

Clive on Sacrament

I do however immediately recall lush scenes in a forest, a terrifying visual of a polar bear, a bqrker in San Francisco, and something about a domus mundi and a sparsely populated section of the british isles perhaps. He makes a very strong connection with the pair, especially Jacob, and we learn that this couple is What disappointed you about Sacrament?

The job proves more complicated and dangerous than he thought, however, as Marty soon gets caught up in a series of supernatural events involving Whitehead, his daughter who is a heroin addictand a devilish man named Mamoulian, with whom Whitehead made a Faustian bargain many years earlier, during World War II. In this New York Times best-seller, Barker unveils one of the most ambitious imaginative landscapes in modern fiction, creating a new vocabulary for the age-old battle between good and evil.

Sacrament by Clive Barker

I loved it and highly recommend it as an excellent story that will hold your interest. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He defined dark and edgy for me, and he was much cooler than Stephen King. Refresh and try again. Barker is too easily dismissed szcrament a horror writer, albeit one who incorporates a greater portion of magic and fantasy than most. But his brother’s love-crazed wife, Julia, has discovered a way to bring Frank back – though the price will be bloody and terrible Supposedly, to ease the grief of Will’s mother, the family moves away and settles in a country town, Burnt Yarly.


S acrament is a novel unlike any that Clive Barker has written. C,ive Will, who seems to have open eyes all his life really realizes at that point ‘Now wait a secondwhat I’ve always done is put a frame around it.

I’ve lost friends, we probably all have now He said he did clivr have cancer and has given up cigars. There are not any interesting plot twists nor does he explain in any simple terms the characters origins and motives.

There were two or three days, Bill, where everything suddenly fitted into place; itwas great, it was magical.


There is not much action and quite a lot of introspect in first or so pages of this sactament, as we get to see deep into the soul of main character, the famous photographer Will Rabjohns, and recognize many of the questions and doubts that were obviously familiar to the author, and to ourselves. Free with day trial Membership sacrameng Membership details 30 days of membership free, plus 1 audiobook and 2 Audible Originals to get you started.

Grab a copy of Weaveworld instead, and prepare to have your mind blown. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There he stumbles upon, or is perhaps lured to an abandoned building.

He lay with a pack of panting dogs on bwrker hill overlooking plains where antelope grazed. When Will stirs from his long sleep, he realizes that this dark dream, which he thought he had put behind him, is still very much a part of who he is.