Something Wicked This Way Comes

Bradbury, Ray

| 1983

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The carnival rolls in sometime after midnight, ushering in Halloween a week early. The shrill siren song of a calliope 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 boys will discover the secret of its smoke, mazes, and mirrors; two friends who will soon know all too well the heavy cost of wishes. . .and the stuff of nightmare.Few American novels written this century have endured in the heart and memory as has Ray Bradbury's unparalleled literary classic SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES. For those who still dream and remember, for those yet to experience the hypnotic power of its dark poetry, step inside. The show is about to begin.The carnival rolls in sometime after midnight, ushering...

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Marianne Skoglund

2017-05-18

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Början av boken är gåshudsbra. Man anar en storslagen coming of age-historia á la King eller Gaiman, men storyn går vilse i långrandigt språk och förvirrat skildrat händelseförlopp. Skulle gärna se en rejäl bearbetning och uppstramning av texten för själva stommen är det inget fel på.

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Freddy K

2011-02-08

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Fantastisk språk, spännande och fin berättelse.