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CLIVE BARKER

WEAVEWORLD

HARPER

Voyager

To D.J.D

‘… the spirit has its
homeland, which is the
realm of the meaning
of things.’
Saint Exupéry
The Wisdom of the Sands

CONTENTS

Cover

Title Page

INTRODUCTION

BOOK ONE: IN THE KINGDOM OF THE CUCKOO

Part One: Wild Blue Yonder

 

I

HOMING

II

THE PURSUERS

III

WHO MOVED THE GROUND?

IV

CONTACT

V

BEFORE THE DARK

VI

MAD MOONEY

Part Two: Births, Deaths and Marriages

 

I

THE SUIT OF LIGHTS

II

THE SKIN OF THE TEETH

III

SELLING HEAVEN

IV

NUPTIALS

V

IN THE ARMS OF MAMA PUS

VI

SICK SOULS

VII

THE TALL-BOY

VIII

FOLLOWING THE THREAD

IX

FINDERS KEEPERS

X

THE MENSTRUUM

Part Three: The Exiles

 

I

THE RIVER

II

WAKING IN THE DARK

III

WHAT SHE TOLD

IV

NIGHT TERRORS

V

FROM THE MOUTHS OF BABES

VI

EVENTS IN A HIGH WIND

VII

THE AFTERMATH

VIII

NECESSARY EVILS

IX

ON THE MIGHT OF PRINCES

X

HUMANKINDNESS

XI

THREE VIGNETTES

Part Four: What Price Wonderland?

 

I

TO SELL IS TO OWN

II

TELL ME NO LIES

III

SO NEAR. SO FAR

IV

BREAKING THE LAW

V

THRESHOLD

BOOK TWO: THE FUGUE

Part Five: Revels

 

I

CAL, AMONGST MIRACLES

II

AT THE LAKE, AND LATER

III

DELUSIONS

IV

ALLEGIANCES

V

THE ORCHARD OF LEMUEL LO

VI

CAPRA’S HOUSE

VII

SHADWELL ON HIGH

VIII

THE VIRGIN BLOODED

IX

NEVER, AND AGAIN

X

THE SUMMONS

XI

AT THE GAZEBO

XII

A VANISHING BREED

XIII

A PROPOSAL

Part Six: Back Among the Blind Men

 

I

TIME’S GONE BY

II

DESPAIR

III

FORGETFULNESS

IV

THE NOMADS

V

OUR LADY OF THE BONES

VI

THE BRITTLE MACHINE

VII

TALES OF SPOOK CITY

Part Seven: The Demagogue

 

I

THE MESSENGER

II

SEEING THE LIGHT

III

CHARISMA

IV

AS GOOD MEN GO

V

THE HOURS PASS

VI

HELLO, STRANGER

VII

LOST CAUSES

VIII

NEW EYES FOR OLD

IX

A SECRET PLACE

X

FATALITIES

XI

CAL, TRAVELLING NORTH

XII

RESOLUTION

Part Eight: The Return

 

I

STRATEGY

II

THE BURIAL PARTY

III

THE HORSE UNHARNESSED

IV

THE ROPE-DANCERS

V

NONESUCH

VI

THE FLESH IS WEAK

VII

AN OPEN BOOK

VIII

THE ESSENTIAL DRAGON

IX

THE FIRE

X

UNEARTHLY DELIGHTS

XI

A WITNESS

XII

ONE FELL SWOOP

XIII

A FLEETING GLIMPSE

XIV

THE NARROW BRIGHT

Part Nine: Into the Gyre

 

I

TRESPASSERS

II

THE TEMPLE

III

THE MIRACLE OF THE LOOM

IV

SHADWELL

V

A FRAGILE PEACE

BOOK THREE: OUT OF THE EMPTY QUARTER

Part Ten: The Search for the Scourge

 

I

NO REST FOR THE WICKED

II

OBLIVION

III

THE WALL

IV

URIEL

Part Eleven: The Dream Season

 

I

PORTRAIT OF THE HERO AS A YOUNG LUNATIC

II

REPRESENTATIONS

III

NO LULLABIES

IV

THE SHRINE OF THE MORTALITIES

V

THE NAKED FLAME

VI

DEATH COMES HOME

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