In the Flesh, Barker, Clive. Published by Poseidon Press, New York, 1986. First Edition. Small Octavo 8vo up to 9½” tall., 221pp. Quarter black cloth over light grey boards, silver spine titles. Tiny inked name to outer bottom edge and otherwise volume is in fine condition. Unclipped jacket has a darkened area lower spine from a glue stain from dust sleeve and is otherwise fine. This is a collection of five stories originally published in Great Britain under the title ‘Books of Blood’ Vol. 5.
Clive Barker is one of the prominent contemporary English writers in the genre of horror and fantasy fiction. Besides writing, he is recognized for his creative input in the domain of filmmaking, screenwriting and video game designing