The October Country

The October Country

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The "Undiscovered Country" of the author's imagination is revealed in a collection of stories that chronicles an underground city where drowned lovers are reunited, a carnival where a miniature man has his dreams fulfilled every night, and a glass jar that hold memories and nightmares

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“ . . . that country where it is always turning late in theyear. That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist; where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and midnightsstay . . . ”

Explore the outer limits of the imagination with the GrandMaster of American Literature, Ray Bradbury, in a dark and disquieting descentintoThe October Country. Readers of The Martian Chronicles and TheIllustrated Man, as well as fans of H. P. Lovecraft, Rod Serling, Bram Stoker, Stephen King,and writers of other classic horror stories, will be captivated byTheOctober Country’s nineteen astonishing tales. From drowned cities tofrantic carnivals to forgotten Mexican villages, Bradbury offers anunforgettable journey into mystery, shining brief lights upon the darkestcorners of the soul.



Baker
& Taylor

The "Undiscovered Country" of the author's imagination is revealed in a collection of stories that chronicles an underground city where drowned lovers are reunited, a carnival where a miniature man has his dreams fulfilled every night, and a glass jar that holds memories and nightmares, in a new edition of the classic anthology.

Publisher: New York : Avon Books, 1999
ISBN: 9780380973873
0380973871
Branch Call Number: SCIFI BRADB...R
Characteristics: 334 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Mugnaini, Joseph A.
Notes: "With a new introduction by the author."

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Spacek76
Apr 26, 2017

Loved it! Wonderful creepy stories.

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Eosos
Jun 06, 2014

Another great collection of short stories by Bradbury.

Though in some respects I often feel that if you've read one of his stories you've read them all, I also really love the settings, towns and people he brings to life with his writing and for me that is enough to keep loving them.

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