Born OTD in 1920, Amercian author and screenwriter predominantly known for writing the iconic dystopian novel ‘Fahrenheit 451’, Ray Bradbury. “It’s the week before Hallowe’en, and Cooger and Dark’s Pandemonium Shadow Show has come to Green Town, Illinois. The siren song of the calliope entices all with promises of youth regained and dreams fulfilled . . . And as two boys trembling on the brink of manhood set out to explore the mysteries of the dark carnival’s smoke, mazes and mirrors, they will also discover the true price of innermost wishes . .”

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One particular evening before Halloween, a carnival arrives in the dead of night with a cast of sinister characters headed by the Illustrated Man, Mr Dark. As well as disturbing entertainment, they offer the town’s folk their deepest desires for the foulest price. The two boys discover this malicious intent and from there on a game of cat and mouse plays out as the carnival sets off to lure the boys to their doom.

A great story, full of suspense, twists and a seriously creepy atmosphere. Available in store and online.