BUNDLE - Ramsey Campbell's The Three Births of Daoloth Trilogy

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Ramsey Campbell  returned to the Brichester Mythos for his novella The Last Revelation of Gla’aki. His trilogy The Three Births of Daoloth further develops the cosmic horrors he invented in his first published book, The Inhabitant of the Lake. The Searching Dead is the first volume, to be followed by Born to the Dark and concluded by The Way of the Worm.

This bundle includes all three volumes, one of which is signed:

  • THE SEARCHING DEAD (unsigned jacketed hardcover)
  • BORN TO THE DARK (unsigned jacketed hardcover)
  • THE WAY OF THE WORM  (signed jacketed hardcover)

THE SEARCHING DEAD
Dominic Sheldrake has never forgotten his childhood in fifties Liverpool or the talk an old boy of his grammar school gave about the First World War. When his history teacher took the class on a field trip to France it promised to be an adventure, not the first of a series of glimpses of what lay in wait for the world. Soon Dominic would learn that a neighbour was involved in practices far older and darker than spiritualism, and stumble on a secret journal that hinted at the occult nature of the universe. How could he and his friends Roberta and Jim stop what was growing under a church in the midst of the results of the blitz? Dominic used to write tales of their exploits, but what they face now could reduce any adult to less than a child...

BORN TO THE DARK

More than thirty years have passed since the events of The Searching Dead. Now married with a young son, Dominic Sheldrake believes that he and his family are free of the occult influence of Christian Noble. Although Toby is experiencing nocturnal seizures and strange dreams, Dominic and Claudine have found a facility that deals with children suffering from his condition, which appears to be growing widespread. Are their visions simply dreams, or truths few people dare envisage? How may Christian Noble be affecting the world now, and how has his daughter grown up? Soon Dominic will have to confront the figures from his past once more and call on his old friends for aid against forces that may overwhelm them all. As he learns the truth behind Toby’s experiences, not just his family is threatened but his assumptions about the world . . .

THE WAY OF THE WORM

t is thirty years since the events of Born to the Dark. Christian Noble is almost a century old, but his and his family’s influence over the world is stronger than ever. The latest version of their occult church counts Dominic Sheldrake’s son and the young man’s wife among its members, and their little daughter too. Dominic will do anything he can to break its influence over them, and his old friends Jim and Bobby come to his aid. None of them realise what they will be up against—the Nobles transformed into the monstrousness they have invoked, and the inhuman future they may have made inevitable . . .

Brand Drugstore Indian Press
Condition New
Weight 2kg