Sandi's Reviews > Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
Jan 29, 2008

it was amazing
bookshelves: fantasy, 2008
Read in May, 2008

This book is every bit as creepy as I remember. Bradbury's prose is exquisite. It mirrors the action in the novel perfectly. I loved the one sentence chapter. I don't think I ever really noticed the character of Charles Holloway when I was a kid, but he really is pretty amazing. He experiences more growth and change than the two boys. While this is supposed to be a coming of age story, the one who really becomes a man is Charlie.

I'm definitely passing this on to my son.

My rating is subject to change. I read this book in junior high when I was reading everything by Ray Bradbury, Edgar Allen Poe and John Steinbeck. I remember an overwhelming sense of creepiness permeating the pages of this novel. I'm re-reading it for a Yahoo group I belong to.
4 likes · flag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Something Wicked This Way Comes.
Sign In »

Quotes Sandi Liked

Ray Bradbury
“Everything that happens before Death is what counts.”
Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes

No comments have been added yet.