Publish date: October 1st 2006
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 205
Edition language: English
Series: Green Town
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.
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...
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...
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...
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 ...