Review: Something Wicked This Way Comes

Editorial Review - - Joe Hartlaub

A little over a month ago I found myself spending the night in Meridian, Mississippi. I got to Meridian early on a Saturday evening and after being refused service at the local Waffle House (don't ask) I wandered over to a department store parking lot where a carnival was set up. When I left the carnival, it was with a chill down my spine the setting, the clientele and the proprietors reminded me ... Read full review

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User Review  - ChelleBearss - LibraryThing

Halloween comes a week early in this excellently creepy carnival story. I'm not sure why I thought it was a good idea to read this at night while home alone, but that was a poor decision! This wasn't ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stahl-Ricco - LibraryThing

“By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” Shakespeare - Macbeth → Act 4, Scene 1, Page 2 An evil circus comes to town, but not everyone knows it. Jim and Will know it. And the ... Read full review

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User Review  - jimrgill - LibraryThing

This 55th anniversary edition of Bradbury’s classic tale will satisfy both those who are new to the haunting tale of a malevolent carnival that roams the countryside in search of souls and readers who ... Read full review

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User Review  - larryerick - LibraryThing

I first read this book some 50-odd years ago, back when I read everything of Ray Bradbury I could get my hands on...well before I moved on to everything John Updike, and then everything Cormac ... Read full review

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I loved this book. It was the perfect non-typical novel for the science fiction genre. When we think syfy we think of aliens, monsters, scientists, and Frankenstein. Bradbury really took science fiction, twisted it, and brought it to the real world.

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User Review  - kmajort - LibraryThing

Lyrical writing, very enjoyable... Started it on 10/23, so as to be in the spirit of it all! Read full review

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