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The Folio Society Announces Something Wicked This Way Comes By Ray Bradbury

Described by Bradbury himself as the book he loved ‘best of all the things I have written’, Something Wicked This Way Comes is a timeless classic of fantasy horror. 

For this lavishly illustrated collector’s edition, Tim McDonagh has provided seven color illustrations dripping with carnivalesque menace. The eerie inhabitants of Cooger & Dark’s Pandemonium Shadow Show are lit with the gaudy yellow and red lights of the funfair, while Mr Dark leers from the midst of his attractions, the faces of his victims tattooed across his palms. Like Bradbury’s prose, the images in this special Folio edition invite the reader to venture a little deeper into that dark tent, promising wonders and horrors and everything in between. Comedian and actor Frank Skinner lists the book as amongst his favorites, and in his incisive and affectionate introduction written for this edition he examines the many delicious flavors of fear in a novel layered with meaning and portents.

Production Details:

– Bound in blocked cloth
– Typeset in Columbus
– 272 pages Frontispiece and 6 color illustrations, including a double-page spread
– Blocked slipcase
– 9½˝ x 6¼˝

Order HERE for $64.95.

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Heat Sensitive Edition of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 That Can Only Be Read By Applying Fire to the Pages

Publisher Super Terrain is now offering an opportunity to pre-order one of one hundred and fifty signed and numbered editions of of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451.

Inspired by this dystopian fiction, in which firemen track and burn books, this limited edition of Fahrenheit 451 appears like a black and carbonized block, that has to be heated to temporary reveal its content.

You can pre-order the book HERE for 330 euros.

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Fahrenheit 451 Book Cover With a Match and Striking Paper

Designer Elizabeth Perez has created a unique copy of Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit that includes a match and contains striking paper along its spine.

Fahrenheit 451 is a novel about a dystopian future where books are outlawed and firemen burn any house that contains them. The story is about suppressing ideas, and about how television destroys interest in reading literature.

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