Pages Menu
TwitterRssFacebook
Categories Menu

Posted by on Jun 6, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Died Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles

Died Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles

The Ray Bradbury, author of The Martian Chronicles , Fahrenheit 451 , The Illustrated Man and other classics of science fiction, fantasy and mystery died this morning at age 91 in Los Angeles.

Bradbury began publishing stories in fanzines in 1938, writing his first novel, in 1950. The book is about the colonization of Mars by humans fleeing Earth devastated by nuclear war. Then followed in 1953, which recounts a time when America’s future where are banned.

Bradbury’s stories have been adapted to comics, television, and movies, and the writer received many awards for his work. In 1992 even an asteroid named as “9766 Bradbury” in his honor.

Link: RIP Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles (io9 – E_Hoffmann_S thanks!)

Tags: , , , , ,