From the Bookshelf of Not Quite A Topless Robot Book Club

Something Wicked This Way Comes
Start date
June 26, 2012
Finish date
July 27, 2012
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Why we're reading this
Voted upon by the group members, and read in memory of Ray Bradbury, who passed away recently.

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What Members Thought

Amanda Hamilton
Reading it, I found that it bears a passing resemblance to Stephen King's "IT", which was way shorter and not as batballs crazy. It has glimmers and glimpses of true poetry and artful turns of phrase but since it was written apparently in the early sixties, it gets a tad cheesy and archaic and I feel like karma is going to beat the shit out of me but the book kind of disappears up its butt some of the time. The effect the middle and ending of the book is confusing at times but it feels nightmari ...more
Dec 01, 2012 Kristia marked it as to-read