The Thief of Always Clive Barker

The Thief of Always

Author: Clive Barker
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Book Title
The Thief of Always
Author
Clive Barker
ISBN
9780061684265
Mr. Hood's Holiday House has stood for a thousand years, welcoming countless children into its embrace. It is a place of miracles, a blissful round of treats and seasons, where every childhood whim may be satisfied. There is a price to be paid, of course, but young Harvey Swick, bored with his life and beguiled by Mr. Hood's wonders, does not stop to consider the consequences. It is only when the House shows its darker face--when Harvey discovers the pitiful creatures that dwell in its shadows--that he comes to doubt Mr. Hood's philanthropy.The House and its mysterious architect are not about to release their captive without a battle, however. Mr. Hood has ambitions for his new guest, for Harvey's soul burns brighter than any soul he has encountered in a thousand years...--San Diego Union-TribuneBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Clive BarkerPublisher: Harper PerennialPublished: 11/11/2008ISBN: 9780061684265Pages: 267Weight: 0.46lbsSize: 8.05h x 5.25w x 0.71dReview Citations: Library Journal 06/01/2013 pg. 102Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 14871 / Thief of AlwaysReading Level: 4.8 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 6
Mr. Hood's Holiday House has stood for a thousand years, welcoming countless children into its embrace. It is a place of miracles, a blissful round of treats and seasons, where every childhood whim may be satisfied.

There is a price to be paid, of course, but young Harvey Swick, bored with his life and beguiled by Mr. Hood's wonders, does not stop to consider the consequences. It is only when the House shows its darker face--when Harvey discovers the pitiful creatures that dwell in its shadows--that he comes to doubt Mr. Hood's philanthropy.

The House and its mysterious architect are not about to release their captive without a battle, however. Mr. Hood has ambitions for his new guest, for Harvey's soul burns brighter than any soul he has encountered in a thousand years...
--San Diego Union-Tribune

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 11/11/2008
ISBN: 9780061684265
Pages: 267
Weight: 0.46lbs
Size: 8.05h x 5.25w x 0.71d

Review Citations: Library Journal 06/01/2013 pg. 102

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 14871 / Thief of Always
Reading Level: 4.8 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 6
Mr. Hood's Holiday House has stood for a thousand years, welcoming countless children into its embrace. It is a place of miracles, a blissful round of treats and seasons, where every childhood whim may be satisfied.

There is a price to be paid, of course, but young Harvey Swick, bored with his life and beguiled by Mr. Hood's wonders, does not stop to consider the consequences. It is only when the House shows its darker face--when Harvey discovers the pitiful creatures that dwell in its shadows--that he comes to doubt Mr. Hood's philanthropy.

The House and its mysterious architect are not about to release their captive without a battle, however. Mr. Hood has ambitions for his new guest, for Harvey's soul burns brighter than any soul he has encountered in a thousand years...
--San Diego Union-Tribune

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 11/11/2008
ISBN: 9780061684265
Pages: 267
Weight: 0.46lbs
Size: 8.05h x 5.25w x 0.71d

Review Citations: Library Journal 06/01/2013 pg. 102

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 14871 / Thief of Always
Reading Level: 4.8 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 6