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Whats your favorite work of ray bradbury?

Asked by Mtl_zack (6759points) May 6th, 2008

i liked his short story The Town That No One Got Off. i never would have read it unless my teacher had assigned it. also, A Sound Of Thunder taught me that everything has its purpose, a rule that i re-tell myself 100 times everyday.

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peedub's avatar

The Illustrated Man , perhaps…

gailcalled's avatar

Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles (Zach; why aren’t you doing your homework?}

delirium's avatar

Martian Chronicles. My dad read it to me when I was a kid as a bedtime story. A chapter a night. I had to recite something for a class in fourth grade, once, and memorized There Will Come Soft Rains, which is my absolute favorite part.

Mtl_zack's avatar

@gailcalled: ill get right on it mom. but seriously, i just read The Town Where No One Got Off for school and i was curious what other people thought.

gailcalled's avatar

Zach; just call me “granny”. And read everything that Bradbury wrote; you can’t go wrong.

AstroChuck's avatar

I think that the story is called “The Veldt” or something like that. It’s from the Illustrated Man.

phoenyx's avatar

First story I read of his was A Sound of Thunder. I found it particularly striking. Another one that really effected me was All Summer in a Day.

A list of his works in wikipedia.

phoenyx's avatar

Bah, “affected”

Allie's avatar

I like “Something Wicked This Way Comes.”
Creepy, but cool.

ezraglenn's avatar

I hated Fahrenheit 451. Huge disappointment.

arnbev959's avatar

My favorites are Fahrenheit 451 and Dandelion Wine.

Kraken's avatar

None really.

YARNLADY's avatar

I like most of his early stuff. I read nearly all the short stories, and several of the novels. His stories are always just a little off, or sideways from reality.

scotsbloke's avatar

@Allie – I just finished reading that recently – It Was excellent.
I also like DEATH IS A LONELY BUSINESS – it’s very “Bradbury”

borderline_blonde's avatar

Dandelion Wine was excellent.

qsychoblivious's avatar

The Martian Chronicles, I just finished reading it yesterday.

Shae's avatar

All Summer in a Day

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