Publish date: July 1st 2010
Pages no: 23
Edition language: English
This was interesting, but once I realized where it was heading, there weren't really any surprises left. The main character's motivation was a little questionable, personally. It is hard to tell, however, how realistic his concern actually was; he seemed a bit of an unreliable narrator to me, and ...
This was a nice creepy short story and it's available for free on Audible. Bradbury's wonderful prose comes right on through, even though the story isn't long. In about 45 minutes, I was suitably creeped out and it didn't cost me a dime.
This just in: it turns out that kids can be monstrously terrible to each other. Feel free to take a moment to integrate this revelation into your heretofore innocent worldview. How did I come to know this terrifying secret? From Ray Bradbury of course. (Although I do have this weird blank spot in ...
Evocative and creepy - which is what Ray Bradbury does best. I've had this short story on my (virtual) shelves for a while now, but had never got around to reading it. In light of Bradbury's sad passing, I rectified that.
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