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The October Country Ray Bradbury S Second Short Story Collection Is Back In Print, Its Chilling Encounters With Funhouse Mirrors, Parasitic Accident Watchers, And Strange Poker Chips Intact Both Sides Of Bradbury S Vaunted Childhood Nostalgia Are Also On Display, In The Celebratory Uncle Einar, And Haunting The Lake, The Latter A Fine Elegy To Childhood Loss This Edition Features A New Introduction By Bradbury, An Invaluable Essay On Writing, Wherein The Author Tells Of His Theater Of Morning Voices, And, By Inference, Encourages You To Listen To The Same Murmurings In Yourself And Has Any Writer Anywhere Ever Made Such Good Use Of Exclamation Marks Illustrated By Joe Mugnaini Contents The Dwarf Ss Fantastic Jan FebThe Next In Line Nv Dark Carnival, Arkham House Sauk City, WI,The Watchful Poker Chip Of H Matisse Ss Beyond Fantasy Fiction MarSkeleton Ss Weird Tales SepThe Jar Ss Weird Tales NovThe Lake Ss Weird Tales MayThe Emissary Ss Dark Carnival, Arkham House Sauk City, WI,Touched With Fire Shopping For Death Ss Maclean S Jun The Small Assassin Ss Dime Mystery Magazine NovThe Crowd Ss Weird Tales MayJack In The Box Ss Dark Carnival, Arkham House Sauk City, WI,The Scythe Ss Weird Tales JulUncle Einar Ss Dark Carnival, Arkham House Sauk City, WI,The Wind Ss Weird Tales MarThe Man Upstairs Ss Harper S MarThere Was An Old Woman Ss Weird Tales JulThe Cistern Ss Mademoiselle MayHomecoming Ss Mademoiselle OctThe Wonderful Death Of Dudley Stone Ss Charm Jul


About the Author: Ray Bradbury

Ray Douglas Bradbury, American novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, screenwriter and poet, was born August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois He graduated from a Los Angeles high school in 1938 Although his formal education ended there, he became a student of life, selling newspapers on L.A street corners from 1938 to 1942, spending his nights in the public library and his days at



10 thoughts on “The October Country

  1. says:

    I love the reading of Bradbury on a crisp, autumn morning sounds like October.The October Country is a collection of short stories by the Grandmaster writer Ray Bradbury Eschewing any connection to science fiction, this group of purely fantasy tales resounds with Bradbury s fascination with and brilliant creativity in the realms of the occult, macabre and the dark Bradbury begins the book with this explanation The Octobe


  2. says:

    Finally Finally, I ve read this classic collection of short stories by Ray Bradbury I m so glad that I did What can I say about this that hasn t already been said It s beautifully written Some of the stories were so haunting, I know that they will stick with me for the rest of my life Ones like The Scythe and The Dwarf , Jack in the Box and Homecoming Bradbury s style is sparse he packs a lot of meaning into very few words His p


  3. says:

    One of the first books I ever read, and one of the reasons I still read I found some of the other reviews dismaying poor dialogue silly concepts antique writing style has the world and the people in it really changed that much Have people lost their hearts Perhaps, they ve just never read The Smile by Bradbury, not included in this collection.Granted, Bradbury s style does take some getting used to the man is emotionally honest and as p


  4. says:

    that country where it is always turning late in the year That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and midnights stay That country composed in the main of cellars, sub cellars, coal bins, closets, attics, and pantries faced away from the sun That country whose people are autumn people, thinking only autumn thoughts Whose people passing at night on the empty walks sound like


  5. says:

    I am quite useless at reviewing an anthologies so please bear with me How do you go about reviewing these things any way Story by story Sounds like a chore I ll just muddle through as usual then The October Country is a collection of Ray Bradbury s macabre stories, I hesitate to label them as horror stories because they are not particularly horrifying, but they are mostly odd and unsettling, almost new weird but disqualified on the new part The iIllust


  6. says:

    This was a great collection of short stories by Ray Bradbury I m so glad I read this book in October with the leaves coming down, the air was crisp and Halloween was around the corner It really added to the overall atmosphere for the book.Favorite short stories The Next in Line , Skeleton , The Emissary , The Small Assassin and The Scythe Bradbury s writing is so beautiful, flawless and fantastical I definitely recommend this collection to Bradbury fans and an


  7. says:

    October Countrythat country where it is always turning late in the year That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and midnights stay That country composed in the main of cellars, sub cellars, coal bins, closets, attics, and pantries faced away from the sun That country whose people are autumn people, thinking only autumn thoughts Whose people passing at night on the empty walks sound like rain Fal


  8. says:

    Watch The Twilight Show even any other derivative of that show for that matter, i.e anything from Perversions of Science to Black Mirror to Tales from the Crypt and those goosebumps that develop ever so sinister like Every story in this collection earns that type of unforgettable excitement the pure thrill of being scared And by no other than this maestro Hard to believe that the master was with me, personally, all along I still remember coming across Something Wicked this Wa


  9. says:

    that country were it is always turning late in the year That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist where noons go quickly, dusks and twilight linger, and midnights stay The country composed in the main of cellars, sub cellars, coal bins, closets, attics, and pantries faced away from the sun That country whose people are autumn people, thinking only autumn thoughts Whose people passing at night on the empty walks sound like rain The introduction suggests this one s


  10. says:

    This might be a re read but for the most part, I had forgotten much of what I read here from way back in the day.No matter.It s odd I ve changed as a reader These slow and gently transformative stories are prosaic They don t grab me as much as they might have, years ago Indeed, I dropped a star for that reason But I still found enough to love in them that I didn t just despair from boredom.For one, I m familiar enough with so many movies and tv shows and even music to exclaim Hey They took t


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