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The Golden Apples of the Sun - Ray Bradbury
The Golden Apples of the Sun
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Ray Bradbury is a modern cultural treasure. His disarming simplicity of style underlies a towering body of work unmatched in metaphorical power by any other American storyteller. And here, presented in a new trade edition, are thirty-two of his most famous tales--prime examples of the poignant... show more
Ray Bradbury is a modern cultural treasure. His disarming simplicity of style underlies a towering body of work unmatched in metaphorical power by any other American storyteller. And here, presented in a new trade edition, are thirty-two of his most famous tales--prime examples of the poignant and mysterious poetry which Bradbury uniquely uncovers in the depths of the human soul, the otherwordly portraits of outrÉ fascination which spring from the canvas of one of the century's great men of imagination. From a lonely coastal lighthouse to a sixty-million-year-old safary, from the pouring rain of Venus to the ominous silence of a murder scene, Ray Bradbury is our sure-handed guide not only to surprising and outrageous manifestations of the future, but also to the wonders of the present that we could never have imagined on our own.Ray Bradbury is a modern cultural treasure. His disarming simplicity of style underlies a towering body of work unmatched in metaphorical power by any other American storyteller. And here, presented in a new trade edition, are thirty-two of his most famous tales--prime examples of the poignant and mysterious poetry which Bradbury uniquely uncovers in the depths of the human soul, the otherwordly portraits of outre fascination which spring from the canvas of one of the centurys great men of imagination. From a lonely coastal lighthouse to a sixty-million-year-old safari, from the pouring rain of Venus to the ominous silence of a murder scene, Ray Bradbury is our sure-handed guide not only to surprising and outrageous manifestations of the future, but also to the wonders of the present that we could never have imagined on our own.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780380730391 (0380730391)
ASIN: 380730391
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 338
Edition language: English
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asandwich
asandwich rated it
3.0 The Golden Apples of the Sun
I’m somewhat disgusted with myself for having only given this book 3 stars.Ray Bradbury wasn’t just a brilliant writer of Speculative Fiction - he was a great writer, full stop. I’ve always found a certain calming quality in Bradbury’s style; quiet and considered, yet utterly deliberate; always enco...
A little tea, a little chat
A little tea, a little chat rated it
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Bradbury on the sea:"One day many years ago a man walked along and stood in the sound of the ocean on a cold sunless shore and said "We need a voice to call across the water, to warn ships; I'll make one. I'll make a voice that is like an empty bed beside you all night long, and like an empty house...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
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Though I am old with wanderingThrough hollow lands and hilly lands,I will find out where she has goneAnd kiss her lips and take her hands;And walk among long dappled grass,And pluck till time and times are doneThe silver apples of the moon,The golden apples of the sun.WB yeats
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