CURRENTLY READING

11 Sep
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Book Two – Young Adult Fantasy

After I left the Hangman, I had no alternative but to return to the 25th hour. The real world is a might too real I’m afraid, and I need to get grounded again. Besides, Candy Quackenbush has been leaving me, oh so many cryptic messages. It seems she needs my help (Malingo, after all, can do only so much). So, for the next few days, here with Clive Barker, I be – headed for limitless horizons.

“Candy and her companions must solve the mystery of her past before the forces of Night and Day clash and Absolute Midnight descends upon the islands. A final war is about to begin. . . . ” Harper Collins Publishers

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Since my return into the world of the Abarat  via the paperback, I have since acquired the First Edition hardbacks of the first three books published in the quintet. These include Barker’s amazing colorful drawings throughout, and now that I have the visuals, I am thrilled to see what before was only imagined!

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In addition to being a genius author who has a mind’s eye without bounds, Barker is also a gifted artist. He lives in California with seven dogs, three cockatiels, several undomesticated Geckos, an African gray parrot named Smokey, and a yellow headed Amazon parrot called Malingo.

Book One reviewed here and here

Candy and Malingo

Candy and Malingo

 

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