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Absolute Midnight: 3 Paperback – 24 September 2013

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  • Publisher : HarperCollins; Revised edition (24 September 2013)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 616 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0064409333
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0064409339
  • Reading age : 12 - 15 years
  • Dimensions : 13.49 x 3.66 x 20.32 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 372 ratings

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From the Back Cover

The darkest hour draws near. . . .

As Candy Quackenbush travels through the magical islands of Abarat and across the Sea of Izabella, horror looms on the horizon. But how can Candy hide when trouble finds her wherever she goes?

She soon discovers a secret plot, masterminded by the diabolical Mater Motley, who is obsessed with becoming the Empress of the Islands. Her method is simple.

She will darken the skies. She will obliterate the suns, moons, and stars.

She will bring Absolute Midnight.

About the Author

Clive Barker is the bestselling author of twenty-two 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 Mr. Barker has been working on a vast array of paintings to illuminate the text of The Books of Abarat, more than one hundred and twenty-five of which can be found within this volume.

Mr. Barker lives in California. He 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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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent read highly enjoy dragged me in from the first book in the series
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