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The thief of always : a fable

Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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After a mysterious stranger promises to end his boredom with a trip to the magical Holiday House, ten-year-old Harvey learns that his fun has a high price.
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Genre/Form: Horror tales
Allegories
Horror fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Barker
ISBN: 0060177241 9780060177249 0002241447 9780002241441
OCLC Number: 26356764
Performer(s): Read by John Glover.
Description: x, 225 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Harvey, half-devoured --
Hidden way --
Pleasure and the worm --
Death between seasons --
Prisoners --
Seen and unseen --
Present from the past --
Hungry waters --
What do you dream? --
Falling from grace --
Turnabout --
What the flood gave up (and what it took) --
Fourth part of darkness --
Time was --
New nightmares --
Back to the happy land --
Cook, cat and coffin --
Bitter truth --
Dust to dust --
Thieves meet --
Tricks and temptations --
Appetite --
War of seasons --
Fledgling thief --
Vortex --
Living proof.
Responsibility: Clive Barker ; illustrated by Clive Barker.

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After a mysterious stranger promises to end his boredom with a trip to the magical Holiday House, ten-year-old Harvey learns that his fun has a high price.

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