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Something Wicked This Way Comes (1962) [Novel]
by Ray Bradbury Rating: Weighted - 7.4 / Average - 7.4 of 10 (35 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes.

Few American novels written this century have endured in th heart and mind as has this one-Ray Bradbury's incomparable masterwork of the dark fantastic. A carnival rolls in sometime after the midnight hour on a chill Midwestern October eve, ushering in Halloween a week before its time. A calliope's shrill siren song beckons to all with a seductive promise of dreams and youth regained. In this season of dying, Cooger & Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show has come to Green Town, Illinois, to destroy every life touched by its strange and sinister mystery. And two inquisitive boys standing precariously on the brink of adulthood will soon discover the secret of the satanic raree-show's smoke, mazes, and mirrors, as they learn all too well the heavy cost of wishes -- and the stuff of nightmare.

Original title: Something Wicked This Way Comes
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorDark Fantasy

This work is excerpted in the following works :
     Magic & Madness in the Library (1999) [Anthology]
      Authors: Aldous Huxley , Stephen King , Ray Bradbury , Miguel de Cervantes , Jonathan Swift , Jules Verne , Edith Wharton , Virginia Woolf , Voltaire , Umberto Eco , Jorge Luis Borges , Washington Irving , Donald Olson , Edmund (Lester) Pearson , Elizabeth McCracken , Edward Bellamy , George Crabbe

Edition #1: Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes (1962)
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Language: English

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Manifested in:

Something Wicked This Way Comes (1997)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Avon
ISBN: 9780380729401
Pages: 293

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