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Absolute Midnight (Books of Abarat, Book 3): 03 Hardcover – 6 October 2011

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  • Publisher : Harper Voyager (6 October 2011)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 570 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0007100477
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0007100477
  • Reading age : 13 years and up
  • Dimensions : 16.5 x 4.2 x 24.1 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 372 ratings

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Praise for ABARAT I illustrated hardback edition:

“ABARAT is more than just a new and major contender. It is (like his earlier book, THE THIEF OF ALWAYS) full of a level of beautiful terror that children are still just able to bear”

“Always creating and always pushing into the furthest reaches of the human mind, he is an artist in every sense of the word. He is the great imaginer of our time”
Quentin Tarantino

“You’re eager to love this beautiful, heavy, richly coloured slab of a book. And thankfully it’s easy to love…Abarat is a sumptuous and lovely thing. With beautiful pictures of monsters.”
The Guardian

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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4.0 out of 5 stars Insanely beautiful
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2.0 out of 5 stars Where are the illustrations?
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another great read from the maestro
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5.0 out of 5 stars It was a gift for a friend. Excellent item !! Thought of buying it myself.
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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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