Ray Bradbury, the American author who helped popularise science fiction with works such as The Martian Chronicles, has died at the age of 91.
Watch & Read About his life, work & philosophy. A revered and elder literary statesman.
Fahrenheit 451, a classic novel about book censorship in a future society
The Illustrated Man
Something Wicked This Way Comes
Millions of Bradbury’s books have been sold around the world and his stories translated into dozens of languages.
A child of the Depression born in small-town Illinois, he grew up reading Jules Verne, HG Wells, Edgar Allan Poe and George Bernard Shaw.
Over his long career there were hundreds of novels, plays, scripts and poetry.
He called himself a ‘hybrid’ author, ranging across fantasy, horror and science fiction.
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