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The book still gets two stars, however, since the introduction is interesting. Account Options Sign in. The descriptions are great, you just need to get through Barker’s verbosity to enjoy them.
That’s just one example that has stuck out to me as it’s one that gets repeated a few 3 stars – I liked it. He touches on some great ideas and really reignited my taste in fantasy and reading in general. It’s about pages in total each is a little over Some readers might find some of the very strange twists and turns too much to follow, but I have enjoyed it thoroughly and will rush to read the second part. I think he gets a bit lost in descriptives for my taste.
You become part of his landscape and plot and don’t desire the return to your own realm until the adventure is over. This book is extremely imaginative and interesting, and the plot will hold your attention throughout. Apr 09, Zak Johansson rated it really liked it. I’ve read Clive Barker before, and routinely been unimpressed. Clive reinvented fantasy fiction, when new combinations are scarcely imaginable. Minute intricacy of settings is astounding.
A great distinction lies within this book. Jan 05, Robert Sanchez rated it really liked it. It was in Liverpool in that he met his first partner, John Gregson, with whom he lived until The language is absolutely inspired in places. Lists with This Book. His paintings have been seen first on the covers of his official fan club magazine, Dread, published by Fantaco in the early Nineties, as well on the covers of the collections of his plays, Incarnations and Forms of Heavenas well as on the second printing of the original UK publications of his Books of Blood series.
The end had some nice moments. Not for the fainthearted none of his books are. Open Preview See a Problem?
This is absolutely my favorite book of all time. There was excess overall, i,ajica as scenes allocated to trivial characters, even unwarranted imagery of peeing. So far this highly imaginative story is just good enough to keep me going onto book 2. It does sprawl a lot, which counts against it, but I didn’t mind too much.
Refresh and try again. A book of ancient, mythological landscapes and even more ancient magic. En mi caso, la magia ha dejado estragos, por lo que ya tengo en la mira Imajica: It is a buffet with something for everyone. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mar 24, Coyle rated it it was ok. And we need more mystifs here in the Fifth Dominion, or maybe we just need to love the ones we ha I first read Imajica maybe a dozen years ago, and i remembered liking it a lot at the time, but you know, sometimes tastes change.
And we need more mystifs here in the Fifth Dominion, or maybe we just need to love the ones we have with a little more kindness. Imajica, el quinto dominio. Of course, it was also published in the early 90s, so he may very well have moved on from there.
Lovemaking in literature is fine and advocacy of pleasure heedless of gender.
To ask other readers questions about The Fifth Dominionplease sign up. Mar 28, Tara rated it liked it. Feb 22, Howard Kistler rated it it was amazing. 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 imajixa ever encountered.
Barkerbut that part was worth the read nonetheless. Lisa Murphy I think this edition is the split publication. Ceaseless fixation on nakedness confiscated too many pages, making the revolutionary domonio and compelling mystical dynamics secondary. Dec 30, Gabe S rated it it was ok. The language made it difficult to read but it was interesting nonetheless.
Which isn’t to say I don’t like his writing, it just doesn’t speak to me as much as others. Nov 27, John Jackson rated it really liked it. Looking forward to part 2 of quiinto, as I’ve begun to get used to the writing style, hopefully this second half will go by a bit quicker.
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