World Fantasy Award: Best Collection winner (1985).
Even horror has it's perfection.
To a butcher, the carving of flesh is an art. As an artist, he knows where to slice the muscle, how to sever the clinging sinew from the bone. He studies the carcass like a lover. He knows how to section the dripping meat, dissecting, cutting, tearing.
Clive Barker knows a few tricks, too.
He knows how to lance his readers with apprehension, to make their hears pound ... (more)