|Candy Quackenbush's adventures are getting more strange by the hour. ChristopherCarion,
the Lord of Midnight, has sent his henchmen to catpture her. Why? she wonders. And why can she speak words
of magic she doesn't even remember learning? Now Candy's companions must race against time to save her from Carrion's
clutches, and shemust solve the mystery of her past before the forces of Night and Day clash, and Absolute Midnight
descends upon the islands forever.
The eagerly anticipated second volume of Clive Barkerís four part fantasy series, Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights
of War, picks up right where the highly praised first novel leaves off. Candy Quakenbush is still on the run from
the Lord of Midnight, Christopher Carrion, who plans to establish a Permanent Midnight throughout the 25 islanads
that make up Abarat. Candy, aided and abetted by a host of colorful new characters, including Malingo (the affable
geshrat she rescued in Book One), continues to dodge Carrionís hired assassins, as forces gather on both sides
of Day and Night to prepare for the inevitable war between the Hours. (Amazon.com)
Includes over 125 full -color paintings by Clive.