Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War

Abarat

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Clive Barker, author of The Thief of Always, delivers an epic battle filled with fantasy and adventure that readers won't want to put down!

All things in their time . . .

Candy Quackenbush's adventures in the Abarat are getting stranger by the hour. Why has the Lord of Midnight sent his henchman after her? Why can she suddenly speak words of magic? Why is this world familiar?

Candy and her companions must solve the mystery of her past before the forces of Night and Day clash and Absolute Midnight descends upon the islands.

A final war is about to begin. . . .

Don't miss this second book in Clive Barker's New York Times bestselling Abarat series.

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Praise for Dark Screams: Volume Four
 
“Collectively, Volume Four constitutes the most cohesive, narratively enriching and entertaining Dark Screams entry to date. Be it the presence of genre icons Barker and Morton, stories from the lesser-known but equally talented Garton and Gorman, or the pure fun of Graham’s tale, fans of horror of every variety will find something to love in these pages.”—LitReactor
 
“The best of the bunch so far.”—Examiner.com
 
“Stacks up well with any of the other three books so far [with] a fairly good variety in the kinds of horror stories too . . . If you’re new to the series, this is a good jumping-on point.”—Wagging the Fox
 
“Dark Screams is one of the best values on the horror market. . . . Do yourself a favor, and pick it up.”—Adventures Fantastic
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Publisher
Harper Collins
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Published on
Aug 30, 2011
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Pages
576
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ISBN
9780062029676
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Language
English
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Genres
Young Adult Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Young Adult Fiction / Fantasy / General
Young Adult Fiction / Horror
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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