From the Dust Returned
Publish date: September 1st 2002
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Short Stories
I previously rolled Doubles, roll again: 5 This was an odd story. Were they vampires? Just immortal? Was the one with bright green wings supposed to be a demon? I know some were ghosts, and they adopted a human boy, but that's about it.
Conceived originally as a joint project with illustrations by Charles Addams, abandoned for some time after his death and resurrected by Bradbury late in his career, this book is a bit of a strange one for me. I think I like it better than it is actually a good book, if that makes sense (hence the h...
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Maybe you've had the experience of not liking something because it turned out not to be what the marketing said it was? Seems to happen with films a lot e.g. films that are a lot more cerebral than the dumb action movies they are made out to be - or the opposite. The trouble with this is it isn't th...
Opening: "In the attic where the rain touched the roof softly on spring days and where you could feel the mantle of snow outside, a few inches away, on December nights, A Thousand Times Great Grandmere existed. She did not live, nor was she eternally dead, she...existed."Yesterday was Ray Bradbury's...
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