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Something Wicked This Way Comes » (Reprint)

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Authors: Ray Bradbury
ISBN-13: 9780380729401, ISBN-10: 0380729407
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Date Published: March 1998
Edition: Reprint

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Author Biography: Ray Bradbury

A veteran sci-fi author with side talents for poetry, plays and screenwriting, Ray Bradbury has had a long career of provoking thought and a compelling uneasiness in generations of readers. But rather than create worlds made for escape, Bradbury refracts our own foibles through otherworldly prisms.

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Few American novels written this century have endured in th heart and mind as has this one-Ray Bradbury's incomparable masterwork of the dark fantastic. A carnival rolls in sometime after the midnight hour on a chill Midwestern October eve, ushering in Halloween a week before its time. A calliope's shrill siren song beckons to all with a seductive promise of dreams and youth regained. In this season of dying, Cooger & Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show has come to Green Town, Illinois, to destroy every life touched by its strange and sinister mystery. And two inquisitive boys standing precariously on the brink of adulthood will soon discover the secret of the satanic raree-show's smoke, mazes, and mirrors, as they learn all too well the heavy cost of wishes — and the stuff of nightmare.


Bradbury is an authentic original. --Time

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