Hellbound Hearts Pays Homage to Clive Barker

Clive Barker's art on display!Hellbound Hearts is one of the coolest literary projects happening in the horror genre right now. In fact, short of Barker getting off his bum and giving us the goddamn third book of the Art, there isn’t much else that could get me this excited!

Hellbound Hearts pays tribute to Barker’s The Hellbound Heart as a collection of short stories penned by today’s best authors. The works offered here are as follows:

– Prisoners of the Inferno by Peter Atkins
– The Cold by Conrad Williams
– The Confessor’s Tale by Sarah Pinborough
– Hellbound Hollywood by Mick Garris
– Mechanisms by Christopher Golden and Mike Mignola (illustrated by Mike Mignola)
– Every Wrong Turn by Tim Lebbon
– The Collector by Kelley Armstrong
– Bulimia by Richard Christian Matheson
– Orfeo the Damned by Nancy Holder
– Our Lord of Quarters by Simon Clark
– Wordsworth by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean
– A Little Piece of Hell by Steve Niles
– The Dark Materials Project by Sarah Langan
– Demon’s Design by Nicholas Vince
– Only The Blind Survive by Yvonne Navarro
– Mother’s Ruin by Mark Morris
– Sister Cilice by Barbie Wilde
– Santos del Infierno by Jeffrey J. Mariotte
– The Promise by Nancy Kilpatrick
– However.by Gary A. Braunbeck and Lucy A. Snyder
– ‘Tis Pity He’s Ashore by Chaz Brenchley

Of course, there’s also a foreword by Clive himself.

Head on over to Simon & Schuster if you’re ready to order this one. How can you not?


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