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Clive Barker Books In Order

Publication Order of Book Of The Art Books

The Great and Secret Show (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Everville (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Imajica Books

The Fifth Dominion (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Reconciliation (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Abarat Books

Abarat: The First Book of Hours (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Days of Magic, Nights of War (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Absolute Midnight (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Damnation Game (1985) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Weaveworld (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cabal (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Thief of Always (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sacrament (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Galilee (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Coldheart Canyon (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mister B. Gone (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories

The Hellbound Heart (1986) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Adventures of Mr. Maximillian Bacchus and His Travelling Circus (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Books of Blood Volume 1 (1981) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Books of Blood Volume 2 (1984) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Books of Blood Volume 3 (1984) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Books of Blood Volume 4 (1985) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Books of Blood Volume 5 (1985) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Books of Blood Volume 6 (1985) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lord of Illusions (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Incarnations: Three Plays (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Forms of Heaven: Three Plays (1996) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Essential Clive Barker (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Clive Barker's Tapping the Vein (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Scarlet Gospels (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Clive Barker's A-Z of Horror (1984) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rare Flesh (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hellraiser Chronicles (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Clive Barker Visions of Heaven and Hell (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Painter, the Creature and the Father of Lies (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle


About Clive Barker:

Clive Barker is a distinguished English video game designer, author; visual artist who is became popular for his works with fictions especially for Horror and Fantasy fiction. He has written numerous novels and his writings have adapted into motion picture, and he is also a known maker for Candyman series. He became popular during 1980’s for his works and varieties of short stories.

EARLY DAYS:

Clive Barker is the son of a school welfare and painter named “ Joan Ruby ” and personnel-director for an industrial-relations firm. He has taken his education in Dovedale Primary School, formerly at the Quarry Bank High School and he studied Philosophy at the University of Liverpool.

VIDEO GAMES

There are several video games created by Clive Barker, includes, Clive Barker’s Undying, Clive Barker’s Demonik unfortunately, this one has been cancelled, Clive Barker’s Nightbreed: an action game, Clive Barker’s Nightbreed: Interactive Movie.

LOVE

1990s, he opened and confirmed that he is gay. He fell in love with John Gregson with his first long term, their relationship started 1970, unfortunately, ended up 1986. During these times, his partner have provided him love and financial support, by that, The Damnation Game, Books of Bloodseries has been made by Clive, and he was also in a relationship with David Armstrong for fourteen years, they ended up with separation in the year 2009.

LIFE

Just last 2003; he has received Valentini Award during the 15th GLAAD Media Awards. According to his statement, Bible influences his life, work and spirituality, remaking “ I am Christian ” at the episode of Real Time with Bill Maher.

He once had polyps in his throat and it went to the extent that the doctor have informed him that he is biologically taking in 10 percent of the total air that he’s suppose to be getting. He believed that the improvement of his resultant voice is caused by the two surgeries that he had. He’s been into cigars before, but he stated that he doesn’t have a cancer and he’s no longer going for cigars. Newly, just last 2010; he had another surgery, aiming to remove the new polyps that has been on his throat. They suspected that the polyps has grown from the cigars that he has been considering a habit.

Just last 2012, he visited a dentist that led into a coma for blood poisoning. The coma lasted for 11 days and he has eventually given it out. His fans went into so many strange visions on Twitter and other social networks posting, knowing that he is under recovery.

WRITING CAREER

He had been the author of many horror and fantasy films, he favor some short stories and later on, he is heading towards fantasy [modern day] and the urban fantasy with some horror on it, bringing the abyss ideals of reality, the mind’s nature and how it works, and how powerful words and memories are.

Styling with distinction with the notion of hidden fantastical worlds that exists with our own, the role of coherent construction of sexuality and the detailed universe, is his Barker’s scheme of distinction. Barker also referred “ dark fantasy ”, on his style. The best and known Abarat series is one of his work and creations with the plans of producing two novels more in the series.

His philosophical ideas and approach had been revealed in his H.R Giger’s illustrated work namely “ Necronomicon ”.

COMIC BOOKS

He has made true on his dreams of publishing fictional superhero books especially when Marvel launched the Razorline-Imprint just last 1933. Basing on the informative titles, premises and lead characters he made especially for this, the four interdisciplinary titles, Marvel Universe. His horrors and adaption of spinoff includes series and varieties of fictional writings, such as PinHead, Nightbreed, Hellraiser and Marvel. Book of the Damned,Tapping the Vein, Dread, Revelations the Life of Death, Jihad, Rawhead Rex, The Yattering and Jack, Son of Celluloid and Dark Horse Comics. Just last 2005, IDW have released and publicized the three issue adaptation of Barker’s children, fantasy novel: The Theif of Always.

Previously, in 2007, both partners, Clive Barker and Chris Ryall have announced that there is an upcoming collaboration of an original comic book’s series. To be published by IDW, the piece entitled “Torakator”.

Last 2009, IDW had published “Seduth” which is written by Chris Monfette and Clive Barker, it’s been the first time that Barker have created a comic medium book in two decades.

In the year 2011, Boom Studios have started publicizing the original Hellraiser comic series, in a comic book format.

ART

Barker is an artist working prolific visuals on variety of media, illustrating his own written book. The paintings of him had been the very first seen covers of the historical fan club magazine, Dread which has been published by Fantaco last 90s; the covers on the collections of his plays, such as Incarnation last 1955 and Forms of Heaven which was on 1996 together with his second printing on the original publications of UK on his books of Bloodseries. He also sustained the work his adult novel, The Thief of Always for this Abarat series. His works has been exhibited at the Bert Green Fine Arts located in Chicago and Los Angeles. A lot of his paintings and collections could be found in the collection of Clive Barker, Illustrator which has been published in the year 1990 by Arcane and Eclipse Books and his Visions of Heaven and Hell.

FILM

Barker have made several plays according to his receptions, he has written the screenplays for the Underworld also known as “ Transmutation ” by the 1985, Displeased by how the material was handed, he actually transferred to directing Hellraise for 1987. It has been depending on his work “ The Hellbound Heart ”. A series of working movie adaptations of the Abarat-Quintet which is under Disney’s management, unfortunately, the project will not go ahead. He has admitted that due to the differences on the creativity, the project will unfortunately not be continued. Last 2005, he created his own company for film production called “ Midnight Picture Show ” along with the horror film with the producer Saralegui, Jorge in the intent of the production of at least two horror films annually. Since the last ones, The Plagues last 2006, The Midnight Meat Train last 2008, Book of Blood last 2009 lastly the Dread in the year 2009.

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