Something Wicked This Way Comes



A Masterpiece Of Modern Gothic Literature, Something Wicked This Way Comes Is The Memorable Story Of Two Boys, James Nightshade Wm Halloway, The Evil That Grips Their Small Midwestern Town With The Arrival Of A Dark Carnival One Autumn Midnight How These Two Innocents, Both 13, Save The Souls Of The Town As Well As Their Own, Makes For Compelling Reading On Timeless Themes What Would You Do If Your Secret Wishes Could Be Granted By The Mysterious Ringmaster Mr Dark Bradbury Excels In Revealing The Dark Side That Exists In Us All, Teaching Us Ultimately To Celebrate The Shadows Rather Than Fear Them In Many Ways, This Is A Companion Piece To His Joyful, Nostalgia Drenched Dandelion Wine, In Which He Presented Us With One Perfect Summer As Seen Thru The Eyes Of A 12 Year Old In Something Wicked This Way Comes, He Deftly Explores The Fearsome Delights Of One Perfectly Terrifying, Unforgettable Autumn Stanley WiaterSomething Wicked This Way Comes

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  • 215 pages
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • Ray Bradbury
  • English
  • 13 November 2018
  • 0553225553

10 thoughts on “Something Wicked This Way Comes

  1. says:

    I read this when I was an insanely romantic teenager and since then the cruel world has beaten all that nonsense out of my brain with bars of iron and wires of barb, and left me bleeding and barfing in a vile ditch, so I should probably not have plucked my old Corgi paperback of Something Wicked out from my most cobwebbed shelf and thought to wander nostalgically recapturing the wonder and enrapturement I once perceived herein In those faroff days I wanted to be the smile on the bullet, I wante I read this when I was an insanely romantic teenager and since then the cruel world has beaten all that nonsense out of my brain with bars of iron and wires of barb, and left me bleeding and barfing in a vile ditch, so I should probably not have plucked my old Corgi paperback of Something Wicked out from my most cobwebbed shelf and thought to wander nostalgically recapturing the wonder and enrapturement I once perceived herein In those faroff days I wanted to be the smile on the bullet, I wanted to be the weathervane, I wanted to run the dark carnival, and above all else I wanted a calliope so I could play mad twisting melodies at three in the morning from the caboose of a train made out of dead men s bones Instead I got a job in an office, after a few detours, none of which involved a naked living woman in a block of ice But anyway, when I did reread this book, I could not shake off the growi...

  2. says:

    Mark Twain famously died in 1910 and Ray Bradbury was born ten years later in 1920 And on that day, the shadow of Samuel Clemens touched a mark on the baby s head, and nearby the shade of Charles Dickens looked on in approval.Bradbury is the bridge to our past, our bright and strong and colorful past Twain s world was as bold as a young America, full of steamboats, and fishing holes and jumping frogs Bradbury, no less an American, but a resident of the October Country, revealed the long shado Mark Twain famously died in 1910 and Ray Bradbury was born ten years later in 1920 And on that day, the shadow of Samuel Clemens touched a mark on the ...

  3. says:

    The Ray Bradbury I remember reading decades ago was not this poetic Something Wicked was a surprise, his evocative language doing so much to capture the mood of early fall and the seasons of life, both literally and metaphorically Clearly, he loves words in their many forms Equally clearly, he is gifted as using those words to create a finely layered tale about two thirteen year old boys when the carnival comes to town These boys are on the brink of change longing to be older, to doan The Ray Bradbury I remember reading decades ago was not this poetic Something Wicked was a surprise, his evocative language doing so much to capture the mood of early fall and the seasons of life, both literally and metaphorically Clearly, he loves words in their many forms Equally clearly, he is gifted as using those words to create a finely layered tale about two thirteen year old boys when the carnival comes to town These boys are on the brink of change longing to be older, to doand beThe father of one is a little bit lost in memory of what he once was, haunting their background and the library Change is in the wind, and a few unusual events in the town seem to herald a larger shift A lightening rod salesman comes to call the barber gets sick a found playbill describes a carnival coming to town The boys sneak out of their bedrooms to see it arrive, and it is with a mix of fascination and fear that they watch the carnival set up Danger ensues but is it...

  4. says:

    The carnival has come to town I have to admit I love the moviethan the book because, well, I enjoy watching the creepiness I think I need to dig the movie out now and watch it Jim and Will are two young boys that are drawn into the carnival and they try to help stop the evil Creepy good fun Mel The carnival has come to town I have to admit I love the moviethan the book because, well, I enjoy watching the creepine...

  5. says:

    By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes. MacBeth Act 4, Scene 1This book is straight forward good vs evil and is quite terrifying at points It goes beyond fantasy and mysticism and straight to the terrifying possibilities from the darkest reaches This would be a great story to read if you are looking for a campfire tale, a Halloween scare, or a late night, nightmare causing fright fest Some may find the scariness lost within the poetry of Bradbury s writing, but for By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes. MacBeth Act 4, Scene 1This book is straight forward good vs evil and is quite terrifying at points It goes beyond fantasy and mysticism and straight to the terrifying possibilities from the darkest reaches This would be a great story to read if you are looking for a campfire tale, a Halloween scare, or a late night, nightmare causing fright fest Some may find the scariness lost within the poetry of Bradbury s writing, but for those who are comfortable with it, I guarantee you will be holding your breath at points throughout.On a side note I remember as a kid being terrified of this movie, but I don t think I ever actually watched it It was the idea that it existed and that it was dark and mysterious that had me quickly changing the channel if it was on The character of...

  6. says:

    Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury is a 1998 Avon publication originally published in 1962.I can t believe it is already October, but at the same time, I m glad it s here October is one of my favorite months of the year One reason for that is that I get to pull out a spooky or scary book and create fun blog posts for Halloween The downside is that there are so many books to choose from, and so little time to get them read Usually, I only manage to get one horror novel read, out Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury is a 1998 Avon publication originally published in 1962.I can t believe it is already October, but at the same time, I m glad it s here October is one of my favorite months of ...

  7. says:

    Leveling any complaints against Bradbury seems like a literary crime, but I m afraid I didn t enjoy Something Wicked as much I feel like I should have The plot was really interesting, and right up my alley evil carnival comes to town and preys on the unsuspecting citizens The execution, however, left me wanting .The first problem is that the prose is a bit outdated It s like I ran into with The Haunting of Hill House, it just didn t age well over the last 40 50 years It s not that it d Leveling any complaints against Bradbury seems like a literary crime, but I m afraid I didn t enjoy Something Wicked as much I feel like I should have The plot was really interesting, and right up my alley evil carnival comes to town and preys on the unsuspecting citizens The execution, however, left me wanting .The first problem is that the prose is a bit outdated It s like I ran into with The Haunting of Hill House, it just didn t age well over the last 40 50 years It s not that it decreases the quality of the novel, but it makes you kee...

  8. says:

    Have a drink I don t need it, said Halloway But someone inside me does Who The boy I once was, thought Halloway, who runs like the leaves down the sidewalk autumn nights. When Ray Bradbury was a boy of 12, he paid a visit to a carnival in his home town It was there that he saw a performer, Mr Electrico, sitting in an electric chair where he was charged with fifty thousand volts of pure electricity Bradbury, seated in the front row, watched as the man s hair stood on end he held aHave a drink I don t need it, ...

  9. says:

    As I write it has been about a week since Ray Bradbury passed away, as you can expect for such an influential author, numerous tributes are being written by famous authors, celebs, columnists, and of course fans Instead of adding another drop to the ocean of tributes I would rather pay my own little tribute through rereading and reviewing my favorite Bradbury books This one is my favorite of them all Something Wicked This Way Comes is one of Bradbury s best known works Like Fahrenheit 451 th As I write it has been about a week since Ray Bradbury passed away, as you can expect for such an influential author, numerous tributes are being written by famous aut...

  10. says:

    Once, when I was 19, I stood outside a stage door for an hour, awaiting the arrival of Ray Bradbury.Bradbury was 70 at the time, and he was scheduled to give a lecture at my school.I was determined that we were going to talk.If this sounds stalker ish to you, let me comfort you It wasn t stalker ish it wasHermione Granger ish.I had my best pen and a special notebook, questions written down, and I just couldn t believe it, I was going to meet Ray Bradbury After an hour or so of t Once, when I was 19, I stood outside a stage door for an hour, awaiting the arrival of Ray Bradbury.Bradbury was 70 at the time, and he was scheduled to give a lecture at my school.I was determined that we were going to talk.If this sounds stalker ish to you, let me comfort you It wasn t stalker ish it wasHermione Granger ish.I had my best pen and a special notebook, questions written down, and I just couldn t believe it, I was going to meet Ray Bradbury After an hour or so of this anticipation and pacing alone before a stage door, a guy walked over from the box office to inform me that no one was going to meet or hear Mr Bradbury on this night Apparently, someone had just contacted the school to announce that Bradbury was ill and would not be appearing take heart, he ral...

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