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Speculative Book Club: "Something Wicked This Way Comes" by Ray Bradbury

*A club for all things speculative – from Science Fiction, to Fantasy, and maybe even a pinch of Horror*
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The Speculative Book Club will meet on Tuesday, August 2nd at 7:30pm to discuss Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury! For questions about this meeting, email us at unabridgedbookstore@gmail.com.

One of Ray Bradbury's best-known and most popular novels, Something Wicked This Way Comes, now featuring a new introduction and material about its longstanding influence on culture and genre.

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. Cooger & Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show has come to Green Town, Illinois, to destroy every life touched by its strange and sinister mystery. The carnival rolls in sometime after midnight, ushering in Halloween a week early. A calliope's shrill siren song beckons to all with a seductive promise of dreams and youth regained. 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 nightmares.

Few novels have endured in the heart and memory as has Ray Bradbury's unparalleled literary masterpiece Something Wicked This Way Comes. Scary and suspenseful, it is a timeless classic in the American canon.

Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) was the author of more than three dozen books, including Fahrenheit 451The Martian ChroniclesThe Illustrated Man, and Something Wicked This Way Comes, as well as hundreds of short stories. He wrote for the theater, cinema, and TV, including the screenplay for John Huston's Moby Dick and the Emmy Award-winning teleplay The Halloween Tree, and adapted for television sixty-five of his stories for The Ray Bradbury Theater. He was the recipient of the 2000 National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Special Citation, and numerous other honors.
 
Something Wicked This Way Comes: A Novel By Ray Bradbury Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501167713
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 24th, 2017

Event date: 

Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 7:30pm

Event address: 

Unabridged Books, Inc.
Chicago, IL 60657
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