‘Something wicked this way comes’ by Ray Bradbury

English Book Club Ciervo Blanco in Madrid:

Book Reading and Discussion in English about the novel Something wicked this way comes by Ray Bradbury

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About the book

Bradbury readily admits that he has always loved carnivals, magicians, mind readers, and skeletons. Once, as a lad, he was so enthralled by a red and yellow circus banner that he fell down a window pit, shattered one of the glass panes, and crashed into a cellar barbershop. Undaunted, though, he returned to re-observe the circus banner which, for him, in spite of his catastrophe, had lost none of its excitement. Something Wicked This Way Comes evolved as a direct result of this fondness for carnivals. Here, all of his imaginative powers are unleashed to produce an eerie, even nightmarish, novel in which the powers of evil are made manifest through the arrival of the Cooger and Dark Carnival in Green Town, Illinois. This novel is Bradbury’s most extensive treatment of the reality of evil. It analyzes the varied ways that evil can be a temptation to man, and it is the most heavily allegorical novel which he has written thus far. Bradbury referred to this novel as his favorite book, his most «delicious» book. He confessed that he wrote it hoping that everyone who read it would do so with a flashlight under the covers, late at night.

About the author

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Born in Waukegan, Illinois, in 1920, Ray Bradbury’s formal education ended with his graduation from a Los Angeles high school in 1938. For several years after graduating from high school he earned money by selling newspapers on street corners in Los Angeles. Bradbury began writing at a young age, and in 1941 he sold his first science fiction short story. Bradbury became well known writing short stories that were published in science fiction magazines, and he won several awards for his science fiction short story writing. True fame for Bradbury, however, came with the publication in 1950 of The Martian Chronicles. His most widely read book is Fahrenheit 451, published in 1953. Bradbury had published hundreds of books and stories and has written for television, radio, theater, and film. He has won numerous awards for his fiction, and a crater on the moon was named after Dandelion Wine.

DATA & RESERVATION

Literary Gathering: Something wicked this way comes by Ray Bradbury

When: Saturday 31/10/15 at 6:30 pm

Where: Nagamat – Calle Huertas, 59 – Madrid

Language: English (we read and chat in English)

Organizers: Juan Carlos Rodríguez

Open admission — let us know you’re coming below:

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List of Attendees

List of attendees including other networks:

Adrián Díaz (CBO)

Andy

Antonia

Belén

Carmen Iglesias (CBO)

Elizabeth

Ishmael Kavalier (CBO)

Juan Carlos Rodríguez (CBO)

María

Patricia Luengo (CBO) 

+ other networks participants

Andrea Mingorance (CBO)

Beau Barnard

Eduardo

Emily Grundy

Juan Carlos Ordás (CBO)

Nerea García (CBO)

Sebastián

Virginia

Virginia Jiménez (CBO)

+ other network readers

Something wicked this way comes

Book reading and discussion about the novel by Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes, organized by Ciervo Blanco Book Club.
31/10/2015
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javier.rebom@gmail.com
6 years hace

Ahora ya sí. Gracias!!!

javier.rebom@gmail.com
javier.rebom@gmail.com
6 years hace

No está puesto como descargable el libro de Bradbury, o ¿estoy haciendo algo mal?

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