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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 Feb 54 The Next In Line Nv Dark Carnival, Arkham House Sauk City, WI, 1947 The Watchful Poker Chip Of H Matisse Ss Beyond Fantasy Fiction Mar 54 Skeleton Ss Weird Tales Sep 45 The Jar Ss Weird Tales Nov 44 The Lake Ss Weird Tales May 44 The Emissary Ss Dark Carnival, Arkham House Sauk City, WI, 1947 Touched With Fire Shopping For Death Ss Maclean S Jun 1 54 The Small Assassin Ss Dime Mystery Magazine Nov 46 The Crowd Ss Weird Tales May 43 Jack In The Box Ss Dark Carnival, Arkham House Sauk City, WI, 1947 The Scythe Ss Weird Tales Jul 43 Uncle Einar Ss Dark Carnival, Arkham House Sauk City, WI, 1947 The Wind Ss Weird Tales Mar 43 The Man Upstairs Ss Harper S Mar 47 There Was An Old Woman Ss Weird Tales Jul 44 The Cistern Ss Mademoiselle May 47 Homecoming Ss Mademoiselle Oct 46 The Wonderful Death Of Dudley Stone Ss Charm Jul 54

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 October Country that country where it is always turning late in...

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    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 people everywhere becomeemotionally guard 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 nev...

  3. 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 prose is so beautiful that, at times, the reader has 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 ...

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    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 iIllustrations by Joe Mugnaini a few ar 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 iIllustrations by Joe Mugnaini a few are shown below add a surreal atmosphere to the stories I will just run through them quickly Dwarf A little strange, ends before it should for me, no clear denouemen...

  5. 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 ...

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    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 Fall is probably my 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 Th...

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    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 sthat 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 m...

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    Ray Bradbury He captured in words the longings that always young hearts feel A stylist, he produced a language that, once learned, is never forgotten and always recognized In this collection of a few of his short stories, some are Literature, and his genius is only unrecognized beyond our small corner of science fiction and fantasy because the outside world hasn t met him yet His...

  9. says:

    Solid writing with some great atmospheric tension As always in collections, some stories stand out for methan others I doubt that I will forget the lingering, oppressive feelings of Jack in the Box anytime soon Another that keeps coming to mind was The Dwarf I can say that there are some s...

  10. says:

    This is a great collection of classic short horror stories by Ray Bradbury There is no shock and awe here, like you might find frommodern horror writers Rather, there are well crafted and well written tales of suspense, horror and atmosphere It is an excellent read for the Halloween season.

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