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The Thief of Always by Clive Barker

The Thief of Always - Clive Barker

bookshelves: summer-2014, published-1992, tbr-busting-2014, fraudio, doo-lally, boo-scary, young-adult, kiddlewinks, adventure

Read from August 12 to 13, 2014




Description: Master storyteller and bestselling novelist Clive Barker creates an enchanting tale for both children and adults to cherish and retell. The Thief of Always tells the haunting story of Harvey, a bright 10-year-old who is suffering from the winter doldrums, and of a creature who takes him to a place where every day is filled with fun, and Christmas comes every night.

Opening:

No such thing as a free lunch, Harvey; didn't your mother tell you?



Four all-day every-day Christmas dinners