Abarat by Clive Barker audiobook

Abarat

By Clive Barker
Read by Richard Ferrone

HarperCollins

The Abarat Series: Book 1

11.48 Hours 1
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Clive Barker, author of The Thief of Always, delivers an epic battle filled with fantasy and adventure that readers won't want to put down! A journey beyond imagination is about to unfold... It begins in Chickentown, USA. There lives Candy Quackenbush, her heart bursting for some clue as to what her future might hold. When the answer comes, it’s not one she expects. Welcome to the Abarat, a vast archipelago where every island is a different hour of the day. Candy has a place in this extraordinary land: She is here to help save the Abarat from the dark forces that are stirring at its heart—forces older than Time itself, and more evil than anything Candy has ever encountered. She’s a strange heroine, she knows. But this is a strange world. And in the Abarat, all things are possible. Don't miss this first book in Clive Barker's New York Times bestselling Abarat series.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

A 2003 Locus Award Nominee

A Book Sense Pick

An ALA Best Book for Young Adults of 2002

Clive Barker, author of The Thief of Always, delivers an epic battle filled with fantasy and adventure that readers won't want to put down!

A journey beyond imagination is about to unfold...

It begins in Chickentown, USA. There lives Candy Quackenbush, her heart bursting for some clue as to what her future might hold.

When the answer comes, it’s not one she expects.

Welcome to the Abarat, a vast archipelago where every island is a different hour of the day. Candy has a place in this extraordinary land: She is here to help save the Abarat from the dark forces that are stirring at its heart—forces older than Time itself, and more evil than anything Candy has ever encountered. She’s a strange heroine, she knows. But this is a strange world.

And in the Abarat, all things are possible.

Don't miss this first book in Clive Barker's New York Times bestselling Abarat series.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Skilled at fantasy, Barker throws plenty of thrills and chills at readers.” Publishers Weekly
“This is a story well worth hearing.” AudioFile magazine

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Author

Author Bio: Clive Barker

Author Bio: Clive Barker

Clive Barker is the bestselling author of more than twenty books, including the New York Times bestsellers Abarat; Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War; and The Thief of Always. He is also an acclaimed painter, film producer, and director. For twelve years, he has been working on a vast array of paintings to illuminate the text of The Books of Abarat. He lives in California and shares his house with seven dogs, three cockatiels, several undomesticated geckoes, an African gray parrot called Smokey, and a yellow-headed Amazon parrot called Malingo.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 11.48
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English