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A graveyard for lunatics another tale of two cities by Ray Bradbury

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Published by Perennial in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Subjects:

  • Motion picture industry -- Fiction,
  • Screenwriters -- Fiction,
  • Cemeteries -- Fiction,
  • Halloween -- Fiction,
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRay Bradbury.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3503.R167 G74 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination307 p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3942271M
ISBN 100380812002
LC Control Number2001021388
OCLC/WorldCa46462712

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Bradbury, no stranger to the land of the fantastic, takes us to the bizarre world of Hollywood and its myriad movie sets in A Graveyard for Lunatics. Bradbury writing about the fantasy world of Hollywood is a very natural coupling, and gives Bradbury an amazing canvas unto which he can paint his complex, interesting characters/5(33). This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of A Graveyard for Lunatics by Ray Bradbury. A Graveyard for Lunatics is a mystery novel published by speculative fiction author, Ray Bradbury. Set in , it is a fictionalized autobiography loosely based on the author’s time working in Hollywood as a writer in a movie studio.   A Graveyard for Lunatics. by Ray Bradbury. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. An anonymous investigation leads from the giant Maximus Films backlot to an eerie graveyard separated from the studio by a single wall. There he makes a terrifying discovery that thrusts him into. A Graveyard for Lunatics Summary. Death is pervasive in A Graveyard for Lunatics. Maximus Films is located "across the way" from Green Glades cemetery. The novel opens with: "Once upon a time there were two cities within a city. One was light and one was dark." The light city is the motion picture studio, the dark one the cemetery.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # GI5N More information about this seller | Contact this seller 1. A Graveyard for Lunatics: Another Tale . Preview of A Graveyard for Lunatics Summary: Death is pervasive in A Graveyard for Lunatics. Maximus Films is located "across the way" from Green Glades cemetery. The novel opens with: "Once upon a time there were two cities within a city. One was light and one was dark." The light city is the motion picture studio, the dark one the cemetery. Paperback. Condition: Good +. A Graveyard For Lunatics, a novel by Ray Bradbury. First paperback edition. Inscribed,"Richard, Yes this would make a grand film, but when? Ray B. 7/16/" Paper with stiff cover. Edge and corner wear to the cover otherwise in very good Seller Inventory # LR. I listened to A Graveyard for Lunatics as an audiobook, and I have no regrets there. Andrew Garman did a fantastic job on the narration. The characters in this book are interesting and a bit bizarre at times. The story line was interesting. But if you asked me to describe this book in my own words, I couldn't/5(12).

  A graveyard for lunatics," where men so dedicate their lives to the creation of illusions that they often lose sight of reality. His wacky imagination flourishes, and it is clear that despite his sometimes flippant, tongue-in-cheek observations, his irony, and his criticism of Hollywood excess, that he loves the place and the exotic characters /5(5). Ray Bradbury, Author Knopf Publishing Group $ (p) ISBN A GRAVEYARD FOR LUNATICS Another Tale of Two Cities RAY BRADBURY Dedication With love, to the living: SID STEBEL, who showed me how to solve my own mystery; ALEXANDRA, my daughter, who cleaned up after us. And to the dead: FEDERICO FELLINI, ROUBEN MAMOULIAN, GEORGE CUKOR, JOHN HUSTON, BILL SKALL, FRITZ LANG, JAMES 4/5(32). A Graveyard for Lunatics. Another Tale of Two Cities. By: All those images and many more are inside this book, 31 of Bradbury's most arresting tales - timeless short fiction that ranges from the farthest reaches of space to the innermost stirrings of the heart. An anonymous investigation leads from the giant Maximus Films backlot to an.