From the Dust Returned. To the two midwives of this book: DON CONGDON, who was in at the beginning in 1946, And jennifer brehl, who helped bring it to completion in 2000.
From the Dust Returned. With gratitude and love.
From the Dust Returned book. Now, in an extraordinary flight of the imagination a half-century in the making, he takes us to a most wondrous destination: into the heart of an Eternal Family.
From the Dust Returned is a fix-up fantasy novel by Ray Bradbury published in 2001. The novel is largely created from a series of short stories Bradbury wrote decades earlier, centering on a family of Illinois-based monsters and ghosts named the Elliotts. The six previously published stories originally appeared in the magazines The Saturday Evening Post, Mademoiselle and Weird Tales as well as Bradbury's earlier collections Dark Carnival and The Toynbee Convector
From the Dust Returned. They have lived for centuries in a house of legend and mystery in upper Illinois - and they are not like other midwesterners.
Ray Bradbury is Edgar Allan Poe for optimists. The joy of FROM THE DUST RETURNED is the way in which the author’s boyish enthusiasm for goblins and spirits intersects. For Bradbury, the most bewitching force in the universe is human nature. The joy of FROM THE DUST RETURNED is the way in which the author’s boyish enthusiasm for goblins and spirits intersects with his adult conviction that the fantastic is unmatched by the tangible. Make haste to live’ is the Elliotts’ motto, and it’s.
Bradbury's recent book From the Dust Returned is exactly as rich and magical as I would have expected from this author. Small wonder, as he has had decades to perfect every well-honed metaphor. This slow is apparently an advantage to character development and visualization, but a plot cobbled together of several previously published short stories does leave the storyline weakened. The early writing is brilliant, the later examples simpler and mellower, and the whole thing adds up surely to one of his essential books. The only doubts I had were about a story from the 1980s
Now, in an extraordinary flight of the imagination a half-century in the making, he takes us to a most wondrous destination: into the heart of an Eternal Family. By turns lyrical, wistful, poignant, and chilling, From the Dust Returned is the long-awaited new novel by the peerless Ray Bradbury - a book that will surely be numbered among his most enduring masterworks.
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Ray Bradbury - From the Dust Returned. Rarely encountered in daylight hours, their children are curious and wild; their old ones have survived since before the Sphinx first sank its paws deep in Egyptian sands. And some sleep in beds with lids.