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  - bhabeck - LibraryThing

I am approx 50 pages into this book (which is about 25% of the book) and am still having a difficult time getting into it. I hope it gets more interesting. Read full review

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User Review  - pennsylady - LibraryThing

YA classic....."seductive promise of dreams and youth regained"....father-son relationships...strange, sinister, nightmarish...vivid adventures. "Will Holloway and Jim Nightshade are boys born two ... 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  - nospi - LibraryThing

Beautiful poetic language but took a while to get into book despite using immersion reading. Audible book was extremely well narrated. Read full review

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Magical tale of childhood. Read full review

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User Review  - TerriS - LibraryThing

Just not my kind of book, the language too flowery. I liked Fahrenheit 451 way better! Read full review

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