In a career spanning more than 70 years, Ray Bradbury(1920-2012) inspired generations of readers to dream, think, and create. Best known for his dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451and short stories like "The Veldt," Bradbury was a prolific author of fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction. Upon his death,The New York Times called him "the writer most responsible for bringing modern science fiction into the literary mainstream."
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- Los Angeles, California
- Date of Birth:
- August 22, 1920
- Place of Birth:
- Waukegan, Illinois
- Attended schools in Waukegan, Illinois, and Los Angeles, California
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When Harry Bittering and his family, plus more than a thousand other people, travel to Mars, immediately Harry sees many changes in the people and things. The flowers grow differently and the cow is growing another horn. But the most strangest thing of all, people's skin is getting darker and their eyes and turning yellow. Harry builds a rocket to escape back to Earth when he hears the rockets on Earth were blown up because of the war. But Earth is swallowing Harry up. Why is everyone changing? Is it Mar's effect? Will Harry and his family escape back to Earth? So suspensful you will not want to stop reading until you have finished the short story by Ray Bradbury, the master of science fiction.