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Fraser
2012-Jun-06, 03:10 PM
Author Ray Bradbury — who sent generations of readers on travels to fantastic future worlds — has died this morning in Los Angeles, at the age of 91. Author of more than 27 novels and story collections, such as his famous “The Martian Chronicles,” the enduring “Fahrenheit 451,” “Dandelion Wine” and “Something Wicked This Way [...]

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swampyankee
2012-Jun-07, 05:25 PM
Mr Bradbury will be missed. In my opinion, he easily bested many of his contemporaries in the "soft" side of writing: characters, style, pacing, plot, if not in the hard science. I suspect much of his work will stand up much better than that of his contemporaries.

mike alexander
2012-Jun-07, 07:13 PM
Bradbury's peripheral vision was unexcelled, his subliminal hearing unsurpassed. He knew how to build, and operate, the machineries of joy.