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Farewell Summer - Ray Bradbury
Farewell Summer
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3.68 95
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780061131547 (0061131547)
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 205
Edition language: English
Series: Green Town
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hpagano
hpagano rated it
4.0 Farewell Summer: A Novel
A story that only Ray Bradbury could write. He captures the thrill of growing up and an awareness of the wonder of being alive, doing so by using his unique idiom of candy, carnivals, libraries, ghosts, old men, and little boys.
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
3.0 Farewell Summer
I love Bradbury so I'm not going to say TOO much... Not a bad ending to a book that just tries too hard. I had the feeling throughout the novel that Bradbury was trying to be Bradbury and this kept distracting me. Stick with [b:Dandelion Wine|50033|Dandelion Wine|Ray Bradbury|http://d.gr-assets.c...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0
A short and beautifully penned antedote to clean away Teh Ugleh of Döblin's 'Berlin Alexanderplatz'. Doug is back from his duty in Dandelion Wine (how gorgeous was that one!) in a quest to stop a clock. Feels as if Bradbury was contemplating his own mortality.Read By...............: Robert Fass blu...
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
4.0
This is a sequel to Dandelion Wine. In an afterword, Bradbury says that originally Dandelion Wine was longer but the material that went beyond the end of the book as printed was cut in response to his editor. He carried on working on the novel...for fifty years! Is it worth the wait? Oh yes...yes it...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
4.0 Farewell Summer
I read 'Dandelion Wine' some time ago, and though it took awhile to get into, was a great nostalgic novel exploring the small and great discoveries of growing up. His editors thought the original was too long and had him cut the final section which was largely unfinished. Bradbury finally published ...
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