[Reading] ➾ Dandelion Wine By Ray Bradbury – Dolove.info

Dandelion Wine The Summer Of Was A Vintage Season For A Growing Boy A Summer Of Green Apple Trees, Mowed Lawns, And New Sneakers Of Half Burnt Firecrackers, Of Gathering Dandelions, Of Grandma S Belly Busting Dinner It Was A Summer Of Sorrows And Marvels And Gold Fuzzed Bees A Magical, Timeless Summer In The Life Of A Twelve Year Old Boy Named Douglas Spaulding Remembered Forever By The Incomparable Ray Bradbury


About the Author: Ray Bradbury

Ray Douglas Bradbury, American novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, screenwriter and poet, was born August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois He graduated from a Los Angeles high school in 1938 Although his formal education ended there, he became a student of life, selling newspapers on L.A street corners from 1938 to 1942, spending his nights in the public library and his days at



10 thoughts on “Dandelion Wine

  1. says:

    The only reason I gave this book five stars was because I couldn t give it five thousand.I can t express how beautiful this book is I ve never cried so hard no, not even when Mrs Johnson read us Where the Red Fern Grows in the third grade , nor have I felt so much love from a bunch of grouped together, sixty year old, courier fonted words I ve never been scared than I was by the possibility


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    Magic Realism according to Wikipedia Magical realism, magic realism, or marvelous realism is a genre of narrative fiction and, broadly, art literature, painting, film, theatre, etc that, while encompassing a range of subtly different concepts, expresses a primarily realistic view of the real world while also adding or revealing magical elements It is sometimes called fabulism, in reference to the con


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    Some people turn sad awfully young No special reason, it seems, but they seem almost to be born that way They bruise easier, tire faster, cry quicker, remember longer and, as I say, get sadder younger than anyone else in the world I know, for I m one of them I re read this after a couple of decades and like most works, I appreciate it better now than then A good night sleep, or a ten minute bawl, or a pint of


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    I want to feel all there is to feel, he thought Let me feel tired, now, let me feel tired I mustn t forget, I m alive, I know I m alive, I mustn t forget it tonight or tomorrow or the day after that Ray Bradbury, Dandelion WineIngredients1 quart yellow dandelion blossoms, well rinsed 1 gallon boiling water 1.25 ounce package active dry yeast 1 orange, sliced 1 lemon sliceDirectionsPlace dandelion blossoms in


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    My introduction to the fiction of Ray Bradbury is Dandelion Wine, his much loved ode to small towns, summers and strangeness as only a twelve year old boy could discover it Published in 1957, the book is not a short story collection per se but of the twenty seven vignettes, ten had been published before Season of Disbelief and The Window appeared in Collier s in 1950, A Story About Love in McCall s in 1951,


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    Um.ok so I totally hated this book I hope someone out there can tell me why this is a good book It s unique, sure, but it s just a mess of words In reading the introduction, I felt like I got a sense of why that is The author said he forced himself to word dump every single morning just writing as creatively etc as he could Well, I think he just put those creative word dumps together and called it a story It has no story line, no voice,


  7. says:

    Recently while moving bookcases, books and furniture around, I came across my copy of Dandelion Wine I had read it once, years ago, during my own personal Golden Age of Science Fiction, ages 8 to 16 Now was a good time as any to revisit this novel Bradbury had been marked, incorrectly, in my mind as a sci fi writer on the same level as Heinlein or Asimov.He s not a hard core, I, Robot type of sci fi writer, really More like a fantasy writer who


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    This book is a beloved classic dear to lots of people Thus I have to give a warning before I say anything else This time I am going to be that guy everybody hates I did not like it You may call me grumpy old man I probably read it wrong, quite possible right to left bottom to top English language edition If you love the book stop here and proceed no further Pay no attention to the incoherent ramblings of an old man This would be me by the way Usua


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    Sure, it s overly sentimental and largely ignores the social problems of the time depicted, but when you re 12 years old in small town America, there are no social problems There are only problems regarding the new pair of tennis shoes you want, the creepy guy who hangs out in the ravine, the desire to live forever, to be young forever, to build the perfect happiness machine Besides, Bradbury s writing is so rich it practically drips, much like biting into a perf


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