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Title: The Forbidden Title Record # 40651
Author: Clive Barker
Date: 1985-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Synopsis: A woman seeking material for her college thesis on "Graffiti: The Semiotics of Urban Despair" visits a housing project where tales of horrible murders lead her to strange art in abandoned apartments.
User Rating: 8.00 (2 votes) Including variants and translations: 7.67 (3 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
Current Tags: into-movie (1), horror (1), contemporary (1), female protagonist (1), housing projects (1), england (1), urban horror myths (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1995 Candyman
Year Language Title
1987Translated by Celia Filipetto
Spanish Lo prohibido
1991Translated by Jean-Daniel Brèque.
French Lieux interdits
1992Translated by Sławomir Dymczyk.
Polish
Graffiti śmierci?Graffiti smierci
2016Translated by Peter Kobbe
German Das Verbotene

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Win 1986 BFA Best Short Fiction

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Fantasy Tales V7n14, Summer 1985 1985-06-00 ed. Stephen Jones, David A. Sutton Stephen Jones   £0.90 64
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
fanzine Jim Pitts Checkmark
Clive Barker's Books of Blood, Volume V 1985-07-00 Clive Barker Sphere 0-7221-1374-9 £1.50 149
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Clive Barker's Books of Blood, Vols. IV-VI 1986-06-00 Clive Barker Weidenfeld & Nicolson 0-297-78819-1 £45.00 151+
149+
152
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Clive Barker  
Sangre 1987-00-00 Clive Barker Martínez Roca (Gran Super Terror) 84-270-1158-X   240
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Tim White  
In the Flesh 1987-02-00 Clive Barker Poseidon Press 0-671-62687-6 $12.95 221
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Fred Marcellino Checkmark
In the Flesh 1987-06-00 Clive Barker Poseidon Press / SFBC 10653 $4.98 187
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Fred Marcellino Checkmark
In the Flesh 1988-01-00 Clive Barker Pocket Books 0-671-61270-0 $3.95 255
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jim Warren Checkmark
Books of Blood, Vols. IV-VI 1988-01-00 Clive Barker Weidenfeld & Nicolson 0-297-79258-X £12.95 452
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Clive Barker's Books of Blood, Vols. 4-6 1988-03-00 Clive Barker Sphere 0-7474-0165-9 £4.99 466
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Clive Barker  
The Best Horror from Fantasy Tales 1988-10-00 ed. Stephen Jones, David Sutton Robinson 0-948164-73-5 £11.95 xx+
264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Chris Achilleos  
Clive Barker's Books of Blood: Volume V 1989-00-00 Clive Barker Sphere 0-7221-1374-9 £2.99 149
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Clive Barker Checkmark
The Best Horror from Fantasy Tales 1990-00-00 ed. Stephen Jones, David Sutton Carroll & Graf 0-88184-571-X $17.95 xx+
264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tim White Checkmark
Clive Barker's Books of Blood, Vols. 4-6 1990-00-00 Clive Barker Sphere 0-7474-0165-9 £4.99 151+
149+
152
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Clive Barker Checkmark
In the Flesh 1991-00-00 Clive Barker Pocket Books 0-671-74387-2 $6.99 255
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jim Warren  
Prison de chair 1991-05-00 Clive Barker Albin Michel (Blême) 2-226-05389-1 F89.00 270
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Tanino Liberatore  
Prison de chair 1991-06-00 Clive Barker Le Grand Livre du Mois 2-226-05389-1 F89.00 270
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tanino Liberatore  
Clive Barker's Books of Blood: Volume V 1991-10-00 Clive Barker Sphere 0-7221-1374-9 £3.99 214
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Clive Barker  
Fenix, V3 #7, 1992 1992-00-00 ed.
Rafał A. Ziemkiewicz?Rafal A. Ziemkiewicz
Radwan      
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag  
Sangre 1993-07-20 Clive Barker Martínez Roca (Bolsillo) 84-270-1786-3   233
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Crisp , Romi Sanmartí  
Clive Barker's Books of Blood: Volumes 4-6 1995-00-00 Clive Barker Warner Books UK 0-7515-1225-7 £7.99 151+
149+
152
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Clive Barker Checkmark
Space Movies: Classic Science Fiction Films 1995-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Severn House 0-7278-4790-2 £15.99 266
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Derek Colligan Checkmark
Prison de chair 1995-11-00 Clive Barker J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Épouvante #4065) 2-277-24065-6   252
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Terry Oakes  
Classic Science Fiction 1998-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Pan Books 0-330-37417-6 £5.99 266
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Unexplained: Stories of the Paranormal 1998-04-00 ed. Ric Alexander Orion 0-7528-1004-9 £17.99 433
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Unexplained: Stories of the Paranormal 1998-04-00 ed. Ric Alexander Orion 0-7528-1005-7 £10.99 433
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
The Reel Stuff 1998-09-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Brian Thomsen DAW Books 0-88677-817-4 $5.99 383
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Les Edwards Checkmark
The Unexplained: Stories of the Paranormal 1999-05-00 ed. Ric Alexander Millennium / Orion 1-85798-553-2 £6.99 493
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Vintage Science Fiction 1999-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0647-3 $13.95 viii+
513
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Martha E. Sedgwick Checkmark
Prison de chair 1999-08-00 Clive Barker J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Ténèbres #4065) 2-290-04065-7   252
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
In the Flesh 2001-00-00 Clive Barker Pocket Books 0-7434-1733-X $12.95 192
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Clive Barker's Books of Blood 2001-12-00 Clive Barker Stealth Press 1-58881-040-2 $39.95 viii+
818
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Clive Barker  
Clive Barker's Books of Blood 2001-12-00 Clive Barker Stealth Press 1-58881-042-9   viii+
818
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Prison de chair 2003-10-00 Clive Barker J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Fantastique #4065) 2-290-33650-5   252
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Eikasia  
Cyberfilms 2004-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Brian Thomsen ibooks 0-7434-8743-5 $12.95 ix+
368
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Dave Seeley Checkmark
The Reel Stuff 2008-06-03 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Brian Thomsen DAW Books (DAW Collectors #1098) 978-0-7564-0522-9 $15.00 viii+
456
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Spook City 2009-09-00 ed. Angus MacKenzie PS Publishing 978-1-84863-025-3 £25.00 293
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Adrian Henri  
Spook City 2009-10-00 ed. Angus MacKenzie PS Publishing 978-1-84863-026-0 £125.00 293
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Adrian Henri , Clive Barker  
Spook City 2011-07-11 ed. Angus MacKenzie PS Publishing 978-1-84863-179-3 £3.99 293
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Adrian Henri  
Die Bücher des Blutes IV-VI 2016-08-00 Clive Barker Nikol 978-3-86820-333-2 €9.99 783
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Bastian Groscurth  
In the Flesh date unknown Clive Barker Pocket Books 0-671-70502-4 $4.50 255
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
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