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THE OCTOBER COUNTRY: The Dwarf; The Next in Line; The Watchful Poker Chip of H. Matisse; Skeleton; The Jar; The Lake; The Emissary; Touched with Fire; The Small Assassin; The Crowd; Jack-in-the-Box; The Scythe; Uncle Einar; The Wind; The Man Upstairs

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Published by Ballantine
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Bettie☯
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Just the emissary from this collection for now: Young Marion is unwell, but her pet dog keeps her in touch with the outside world. And beyond. Stars Jennie Linden.
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Jan 24, 2016 Adam Halley rated it it was amazing
When I first picked up this book I was unaware that it was a collection of short stories, however once I read the synopsis I knew I would be hooked.

These short stories are more focused on tales of horror and mystery, rather than science fiction. Bradbury's writing style for the twilight zone and Hitchcock Presents is present in most of the stories. I often found my self reliving "Tales from the crypt" and "Vault of Horror" tales as I read through these short stories. This is a must read for any
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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 the typewriter. He ...more
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