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Something Wicked This Way Comes - Ray Bradbury
Something Wicked This Way Comes
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Something Wicked This Way Comes One of the Terror Eight titles: dark reads for hot summer nights! Full description
Something Wicked This Way Comes One of the Terror Eight titles: dark reads for hot summer nights! Full description
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780575083066 (0575083069)
Publisher: Gollancz
Pages no: 263
Edition language: English
Series: Green Town
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.0 One more ride
The carnival comes to town, and it's a strange one. Not just because it's late in the year, or sets up at nigh. Like all carnivals, it promises magic, and magic there is. The kind that grants that most typical wish. Like most things one could want, one should beware of getting it. In a fit of magi...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
1.0 Something Wicked This Way Comes
Did Not Finish, Stopped Reading at 35 Percent.This was also for the November Horror Aficionados group read, however, I will not be counting that towards my goal since I did not finish this. I cringed about not finishing this book. But seriously it was too much. Too much purple prose and long winded ...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
5.0 Something Wicked This Way Comes ★★★★★
I can’t do this novel justice with my review. I can only say that I loved it, from the characters and the gorgeously textured imagery to the story itself. I even loved the moralizing about wishes and regrets. My only criticism is for the depiction of women. The only positive female characters, the m...
Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it
3.5 Something Wicked This Way Comes
Before loading this book onto my kindle a few days ago, I would have sworn it was a re-read, that I had read it as a child. But no, I don’t think I did. I think . . . I think . . . I only saw the movie. Which might explain why I thought the lightning rod played a much bigger part in the plot than it...
Shiftyj1
Shiftyj1 rated it
5.0 Something Wicked This Way Comes
I read this one as a kid and remember it scaring the crap out of me. The illustrated Mr. Dark freaked me out big time. A Bradbury classic, dark, dripping with atmosphere, coming of age, sinister, carnival tale. Excellent. This one is like a fine wine that just keeps getting better with age.
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