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Monday, April 7, 2014

The Hellbound Heart - Clive Barker

Frank Cotton is addicted to pleasure of any kind. When he is offered a puzzle box with the promise of pleasures beyond his imagination, he can't resist. With the puzzle box solved, the cenobites take Frank away for

Frank's mysterious disappearance leaves his house in the hands of his brother, who moves in with his wife. Julia isn't happy being a housewife, and she is growing weary of her husband's affections. Frank's whispers spur her to commit abominable crimes in order to revive Frank. But will he return fulfill the passions she craves?

This terrifying novel challenges the notions of pleasure and explores the limits of hedonism.

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