Stand Alone Fantasy Titles, August 2012
Youth and Age. Belief. Fear. Morality and Sin. These are the building blocks of this dark novel from master author Ray Bradbury. When Cooger And Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show pulls into town, Jim and Will are mesmerized by the sights and sounds and the witness the magic of the carousel as it turns the old into children. Mr. Dark then begins the hunt for the two boys and a war for their souls is about to take place. Bradbury was a genius of the craft and it shows with this novel. The people of the town come to life and are easily understood because much of what they think and feel and fear is inherent in all of us. A darkly glorious yarn.
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