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  1. I read this a while back after having it pop up as a reference of sorts in other books I was reading. It's about a "fireman" in a world where being a fireman means your burn books. There is no real knowledge of what a fireman is as we know it. Written back in the 70's it's supposed to be a futuristic world. I find myself wondering if the walls of a room being TV screens gave the inspiration of Back to the Future 2. The protagonist finds a book on one of his burnings - so we follow what happens to him. I enjoyed the book because it wasn't really Sci-fi but it was quite interesting.
  2. "Something Wicked This Way Comes" was originally published in 1962 and is now available in the "Fantasy Masterworks" series. This might conjure images of some sort of sword and sorcery epic, but those familiar with Bradbury's most famous work "Farenheit 451" or the short stories of "The Martian Chronicles" will know that this is not what he does. The plot here is pretty simple. The carnival run by Messrs. Cooger and Dark comes to Green Town. It is largely run by freaks: Dark himself is an Illustrated Man, for example, and his henchpeople include a skeleton, a dwarf and a dust witch. Tw
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