Quicker Than the Eye

Quicker Than the Eye

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Baker & Taylor
Twenty imaginative stories are set in the 1920s and 1930s of the author's childhood and includes the tales of a man who creates bird symphonies, an assassination competition, and a Witch Door that links two intolerant centuries. 50,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
The internationally acclaimed author of The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, and Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury is a magician at the height of his powers, displaying his sorcerer's skill with twenty-one remarkable stories that run the gamut from total reality to light fantastic, from high noon to long after midnight. A true master tells all, revealing the strange secret of growing young and mad; opening a Witch Door that links two intolerant centuries; joining an ancient couple in their wild assassination games; celebrating life and dreams in the unique voice that has favored him across six decades and has enchanted millions of readers the world over.

Baker
& Taylor

Twenty-one stories are set in the 1920s and 1930s of the author's childhood and include the tales of a man who creates bird symphonies, an assassination competition, and a Witch Door that links two intolerant centuries

Publisher: New York : Avon Books, c1996
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780380973804
0380973804
Characteristics: viii, 261 p. ; 22 cm. : ill

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Wolkenkaiser
Dec 14, 2012

It's hard to rate collections of short stories.

I enjoyed the majority of them, but few really stood out for me; then again, none of them were duds, either. I can only say that Ray Bradbury is one of those enchanting writers, and no one can tell a romantic ghost story or chuckle at a double murder like him.

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