07-22-2013 01:01 PM
I read this book in 6th or 7th grade. I remember it being kind of creepy, especially the drawings in between chapters. I remember one shows a wierd woman with her nipples showing(my teacher blacked all of them out in all the books haha!) It was young kid (possibly 2 or 3 kids) that cross something(wall or fence possibly) that takes them into this new dimension/world which consists of this big house that every day you experience all 4 seasons as well as celebrate all the holidays. The kid/group end up staying at this place for a week maybe a month, when they go back across to go back home it is years later and the parents do not recognize the kid or something like that. PLEASE HELP!
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07-22-2013 10:41 PM
"The Thief of Always" by Clive Barker"
Mr. Hood's Holiday House has stood for a thousand years, welcoming countless children into its embrace. It is a place of miracles 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. Hood's 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. Hood's philanthropy.
But the house and its mysterious architect are not about to release their captive without a battle. Mr. Hood has ambitions for his new guest, for Harvey's soul burns brighter than any he has encountered in ten centuries ."
07-23-2013 10:01 AM