Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Green Town

Ray Bradbury

fiction classics fantasy horror science fiction young adult dark mysterious reflective slow-paced

288 pages | first published 1962

Description

Few American novels written this century have endured in th heart and mind as has this one-Ray Bradbury's incomparable masterwork of the dark fantastic. A carnival rolls in sometime after the midnight hour on a chill Midwestern October eve, usheri...
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Moods

mysterious 93%
dark 75%
tense 50%
adventurous 43%
emotional 31%
reflective 25%
challenging 18%
funny 12%
hopeful 6%
inspiring 6%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 35%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | Character: 36% | Plot: 18%

Strong character development?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 35% | Yes: 35% | No: 21% | N/A: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 33% | N/A: 8% | Yes: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 11%

Average rating

3.72