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Ray Bradbury
« on: November 19, 2016, 02:16:41 AM »
Have you read any Ray Bradbury books? If so, which book is your favorite?
My personal favorite is Fahrenheit 451.

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Re: Ray Bradbury
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2016, 02:37:08 AM »
I like the Martian Chronicles or The Illustrated Man, but F451 is fantastic too. 

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Re: Ray Bradbury
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2016, 01:53:44 PM »
Martian Chronicles is my absolute favourite. Leonard Nimoy narrated a couple of stories out of it.  :)
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Re: Ray Bradbury
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2016, 01:55:20 PM »
Has anyone ever read Dandelion Wine?

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Re: Ray Bradbury
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2016, 07:44:34 PM »
Has anyone ever read Dandelion Wine?
Yes, I have.

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Re: Ray Bradbury
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2016, 04:45:00 PM »
I've read a lot of Bradbury. The Martian Chronicles are the best I think, but there is a reason kids are still taught F-451 in school. The number of predictions he got right about social/technological developments is almost psychic.
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Re: Ray Bradbury
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2017, 08:19:53 AM »
So the aforementioned stories are all well and good (particularly F451) but, in my humble opinion, Bradbury really shone in his high concept short stories. One of his best is "Frost and Fire". It includes the life and times of a species that only lives for a few days (anything else would be spoilers).

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Re: Ray Bradbury
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2017, 11:00:04 AM »
Ah Bradbury, Asimov, Heinlein, Drake, Niven, Harrison, Laumer, Dickson, Stasheff, Bova and so many others of Science Fiction’s best era how I enjoyed reading all their works; thanks for reminding me of my wonderful addiction.

Of Bradbury's books I enjoyed  “A sound of Thunder” the most because his writing style was darker than my tastes

I would be hard pressed though to pick a favorite writer though as they are like feasts of a different nature each; in fact I think that I could have listed others but I didn’t want to bore anyone

 

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