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The long-awaited authorized biography of the man who created The Books of Blood and Weaveworld.
Barker: a contemporary myth-maker, explorer of our darkest instincts and ultimate fears – the writer who, more than any other contemporary figure, has shaped our nightmares through diverse media. Novelist, playwright, scriptwriter and director he is a master at twisting the mundane to make it fantastic and frightening.
In a detailed biography, enabled through unprecedented access to Barker and his closest friends and family, Douglas Winter reveals at last what haunts the man who haunts us all.