Fahrenheit 451

Filename: fahrenheit-451.pdf
ISBN: 9780743247221
Release Date: 1951
Number of pages: 190
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Fahrenheit 451 in PDF and EPUB A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners suddenly realizes their merit.


Conversations with Ray Bradbury

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ISBN: 1578066417
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 208
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

Download and read online Conversations with Ray Bradbury in PDF and EPUB BIOGRAPHY ยจ LITERARY CRITICISM--> This collection of interviews captures the imagination of the writer widely regarded as "the granddaddy of science fiction." However, Ray Bradbury considers Fahrenheit 451 to be his only science-fiction novel and his others, including The Martian Chronicles, Something Wicked This Way Comes, and The Illustrated Man, to be more fantasy and horror than science fiction. Bradbury, born in 1920, began reading voraciously quite early. He enjoyed the pulp magazine Amazing Stories when it first appeared. He came to maturity just before World War II, when Nazis were firing V-1 and V-2 rockets at Britain, and began writing fiction as the space age was coming to full stride. In addition to having a moon crater named in his honor, he has received science fiction's Nebula Grandmaster Award for his lifetime achievements and in 2000 the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. "The writer's vocabulary need not be extensive," Bradbury says. "He shouldn't throw unusual words at the reader, but I do believe in using the right word. The reader should be given something more than the basic meaning by the use of words that are dynamic and colorful, that provide pictures for the reader." Since 1941, when Super Science Stories bought his first story, Bradbury has written and published hundreds of short stories, as well as novels, essays, dramas, operas, teleplays, poems, and screenplays. His film work in Ireland crafting the screenplay for John Huston's Moby-Dick in 1954 established Bradbury as a fixture in Hollywood. Versions of his works have been shown on all the major networks, and USA Network produced sixty-five of his teleplays for The Ray Bradbury Theater. During his career Bradbury has given more than 300 interviews. The selection included in this volume begins in 1948, spans more than five decades, and charts Bradbury's long creative life. A recent Ph.D. graduate from Florida State University, Steven Aggelis teaches at Tallahassee Community College.


Something Wicked This Way Comes

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ISBN: 9780575087330
Release Date: 2013-08-29
Number of pages: 272
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Something Wicked This Way Comes in PDF and EPUB It's the week before Hallowe'en, and Cooger and Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show has come to Green Town, Illinois. The siren song of the calliope entices all with promises of youth regained and dreams fulfilled ... And as two boys trembling on the brink of manhood set out to explore the mysteries of the dark carnival's smoke, mazes and mirrors, they will also discover the true price of innermost wishes ...


Ray Bradbury

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ISBN: 9780595373642
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 199
Author: Gene Beley
Publisher: iUniverse

Download and read online Ray Bradbury in PDF and EPUB "The Definitive Ray Bradbury Book" "I volunteered for the Moorpark College newsroom assignment. The speech changed my life just listening to Bradbury speak. I thought he was the greatest orator I had ever heard and thought to myself, "If he can write as well as he can talk, I'll read everything he's written and seek out magazines to sell an article about him." Back then (1968), I had started my freelance writing career and was always looking for new ideas. That first Bradbury speech changed my life and his advice gave me my life's philosophy: 'Follow your loves! Don't listen to anyone else-even your own spouse. However, if you have the love of a good spouse and several good friends, you'll be successful. If you don't yet know what you want to do in life, go out and find your loves and you'll have a happy life.'" You'll find this biography may be more of a self-help book and "the definitive Ray Bradbury" revealed like no other book has yet done. Whether you are a science fiction fan, student, attorney, architect, writer, priest, or just a person trying to find your mission on planet Earth, there is a piece of the jigsaw puzzle to your life awaiting you in this book. If you are going on a trip or simply want something to read for a weekend, this book is designed as a quick, entertaining read for all people. And you need not know anything about science fiction to enjoy reading the study of this genius and American icon. Enjoy! -Gene Beley, author


Zen in the Art of Writing

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ISBN: 9780008120870
Release Date: 2015-05-21
Number of pages: 148
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Download and read online Zen in the Art of Writing in PDF and EPUB In this exuberant book, the incomparable Ray Bradbury shares the wisdom, experience, and excitement of a lifetime of writing.


Wonderful Ice Cream Suit

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ISBN: 1583420908
Release Date: 1972
Number of pages: 49
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing

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Ray Bradbury

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ISBN: 9781438131092
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 246
Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Download and read online Ray Bradbury in PDF and EPUB Presents a collection of critical essays about the works of Ray Bradbury.


Kaleidoscope

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ISBN: 0871295717
Release Date: 1975
Number of pages: 40
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing

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Falling Upward

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ISBN: 1583424490
Release Date: 1989
Number of pages:
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing

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The Flying Machine

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ISBN: 1583424520
Release Date: 1953
Number of pages: 22
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing

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Ray Bradbury

Filename: ray-bradbury.pdf
ISBN: 0313309019
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Number of pages: 133
Author: Robin Anne Reid
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Download and read online Ray Bradbury in PDF and EPUB Presents an introduction to the author's life and works and discusses at length eight of Bradbury's major novels.


Fahrenheit 451

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ISBN: 9781451673265
Release Date: 2012-01-10
Number of pages: 176
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Fahrenheit 451 in PDF and EPUB Originally published: New York: Ballantine Books, 1953.


Ray Bradbury

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ISBN: UOM:39015011705772
Release Date: 1986
Number of pages: 186
Author: David Mogen
Publisher: Twayne Publishers

Download and read online Ray Bradbury in PDF and EPUB Analyzes Bradbury's short stories and novels and offers insight to his life and career


Fahrenheit 451

Filename: fahrenheit-451.pdf
ISBN: 9781438113845
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 142
Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Download and read online Fahrenheit 451 in PDF and EPUB - Critical essays reflecting a variety of schools of criticism - Notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index - An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.


The Ray Bradbury chronicles

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ISBN: UOM:39015059162274
Release Date: 1992-10-01
Number of pages: 80
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Spectra

Download and read online The Ray Bradbury chronicles in PDF and EPUB Various artists illustrate adaptations of selected Ray Bradbury stories