The Martian Chronicles by Ray BradburyThe Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

The Martian Chronicles

byRay Bradbury

Mass Market Paperback | April 17, 2012

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The Martian Chronicles, a seminal work in Ray Bradbury's career, whose extraordinary power and imagination remain undimmed by time's passage, is available from Simon & Schuster for the first time.

In The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury, America’s preeminent storyteller, imagines a place of hope, dreams, and metaphor— of crystal pillars and fossil seas—where a fine dust settles on the great empty cities of a vanished, devastated civilization. Earthmen conquer Mars and then are conquered by it, lulled by dangerous lies of comfort and familiarity, and enchanted by the lingering glamour of an ancient, mysterious native race. In this classic work of fiction, Bradbury exposes our ambitions, weaknesses, and ignorance in a strange and breathtaking world where man does not belong.

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Ray Bradbury is the author of more than three dozen books, including Fahrenheit 451, The Illustrated Man, Dandelion Wine, and Something Wicked This Way Comes, as well as hundreds of short stories. He has written for the theater, cinema, and TV, including the screenplay for John Huston’s Moby Dick and the Emmy Award–winning teleplay The...
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Title:The Martian ChroniclesFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 6.75 × 4.12 × 0.8 inPublished:April 17, 2012Publisher:Simon & SchusterLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1451678193

ISBN - 13:9781451678192

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“A wonderful storyteller….Nearly everything he has written is sheer poetry.” —St. Louis Post-Dispatch