Read “Something Wicked This Way Comes”

Perfect for Halloween, this novel is simply one of the best books out there, for older kids and grownups. Bradbury’s carnival of evil/ode to youth (and wisdom) is a descriptive tour de force. His evocative settings and lyrical dialogue are perfect. And if that balloon scene with the Dust Witch doesn’t creep you out, you need to be checked for a pulse!

The novel "Something Wicked This Way Comes" with our friend skeleton.

I applaud any efforts to bring Cooger and Dark’s maddening show back to the screen. At times, the book is unsettling. “By the pricking of my thumbs…”


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