Leaving behind a world on the brink of destruction, man came to the Red planet and found the Martians waiting, dreamlike. Seeking the promise of a new beginning, man brought with him his oldest fears and his deepest desires. Man conquered Mars—and in that instant, Mars conquered him. The strange new world with its ancient, dying race and vast, red-gold deserts cast a spell on him, settled into his dreams, and changed him forever. Here are the captivating chronicles of man and Mars—the modern classic by the peerless Ray Bradbury.
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'The bitter irony of The Martian Chronicles is both stark and shocking' Guardian 'As a science fiction writer, Ray Bradbury has long been streets ahead of anyone else' Daily Telegraph 'The sheer velocity of his words is an apocalyptic torrent which sweeps the reader on' IndependentAbout the Author:
One of the greatest writers of science fiction and fantasy in the world today, Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois, in 1920. He moved with his family to Los Angeles in 1934.
He has published some 500 short stories, novels, plays, scripts and poems since his first story appeared in ‘Weird Tales’ when he was twenty years old.
Ray Bradbury lives in Los Angeles.
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