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ill. Clive Barker (Cover & Interiors). New York: Harper Collins, 1992. First Edition. 6 X 9 1/2. Hard Cover. Fine / Fine. ISBN: 0060177241. A Fable - Beautifully illustrated by Clive Barker, with a wrap-around color cover and black & white interiors. Mr. Hoods Holiday House has stood for a thousand years, welcoming countless children into its embrace. It is a place of miracles, a blissful rounds 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. Hoods 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. Hoods philanthropy. The House and its mysterious architect are not about to release their captive without a battle, however. Mr. Hood has ambitious for his new guest, for Harveys soul burns brighter than any soul he has encountered in a thousand years.