In a macabre 'memoir', lost for nearly six hundred years after being hidden by a young apprentice of Johannes Gutenberg, Jakabok - or Mr. B. - a minion of hell, describes the dark events that had shaped his youth, his rise to'major'demon status, and his nefarious plans to bring darkness and despair to unwitting humans everywhere.
Clive Barker is the best-selling author of eighteen books, including Weaveworld, Imajica and The Great and Secret Show. He is also an acclaimed artist, director and film producer-numbering among his many recent accomplishments the Academy Award-winning film Gods and Monsters. For six years Mr. Barker has been working on a vast array of paintings which inspired The Books of Abarat.
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Clive Barker was born in Liverpool in 1952. His earlier books include The Books of Blood, Cabal, and The Hellbound Heart. In addition to his work as a novelist and playwright, he also illustrates, writes, directs and produces for stage and screen. His films include Hellraiser, Hellbound, Nightbreed and Candyman. Clive lives in Beverly Hills, California
This bone-chilling novel, in which a medieval devil speaks directly to his reader-his tone murderous one moment, seductive the next-is a never-before-published memoir allegedly penned in the year 1438. A brilliant and truly unsettling tour de force of the supernatural, Mister B. Gone escorts the reader on an intimate and revelatory journey to uncover the shocking truth of the battle between Good and Evil.