One More for the Road: A New Story Collection

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A beguiling new collection from one of the acknowledged masters of the short story The Master of storytelling treats us to eighteen brand-new stories and seven previously published but never before collected. Tales of abandoned places and betrayed love; of a house where time has no boundaries; of a faraway planet plagued by an epidemic of sorrow; a wheat field that hides a strangely welcome enemy; the ghosts of dear friends, of errant sons and lost fathers, are but a few of the ingredients that have gone into Bradbury's savoury cocktail. One More for the Road is a superb refreshment served with wit, heart and flair by the incomparable Ray Bradbury.

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Ray Bradbury is one of the Twentieth Century's most celebrated writers of fiction. Author of FARENHEIT 451, THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES and SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES, among many other books, he has also written extensively for theatre and cinema - including the screenplay for John Huston's classic film of MOBY DICK. He lives in California with his wife.

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