The October Country

By Ray Bradbury

A classic collection of nineteen macabre short stories from the modern master of the fantastic.

This classic collection features:

The Emissary: The faithful dog was the sick boy’s only connection with the world outside – and beyond…
The Small Assassin: A fine, healthy baby boy was the new mother’s dream come true – or her worst nightmare…
The Scythe: Just when his luck had run out, Drew Erickson inherited a farm from a stranger; and with the bequest came deadly responsibilities…
The Jar: A chilling story that combines love, death…and a matter of identity in a bottle of fear.
The Wonderful Death of Dudley Stone: A most remarkable case of murder – the deceased was delighted…

Plus fourteen more unforgettable tales!

Format: ebook
Release Date: 09 Jan 2014
Pages: None
ISBN: 978-0-00-754172-0
One of the greatest science fiction and fantasy writers of all time, Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois, in 1920. He moved with his family to Los Angeles in 1934. Since his first story appeared in Weird Tales when he was twenty years old, he published some 500 short stories, novels, plays, scripts and poems. Among his many famous works are Fahrenheit 451, The Illustrated Man and The Martian Chronicles. Ray Bradbury died in 2012 at the age of 91.

'Let us now praise Ray Bradbury, the uncrowned poet laureate of science fiction’The Times -

'It is impossible not to admire the vigour of his prose, similes and metaphors constantly cascading from his imagination'Spectator -

‘Bradbury is an authentic original’Time Magazine -

‘No other writer uses language with greater originality and zest. he seems to be a American Dylan Thomas - with discipline’Sunday Telegraph -