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RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:12 pm

Ray Bradbury, author of 'Fahrenheit 451' dies aged 91.

RIP :(
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:15 pm

A fair innings.

I'd never heard of the book/movie until I was Twitter conversing with Simon Bates last week.

Bizarre plotline, to say the least.
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:19 pm

Well worth a read, or getting the Truffaut film. Both are classics of sci-fi.
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby jaznbonnie » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:21 pm

RIP Ray Bradbury. :(
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby pip » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:29 pm

RIP . Fahrenheit 451 is one of my favourite books :cry:
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Postby Dotsie » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:32 pm

RIP :(
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:34 pm

'Fahrenheit 451' is one of those books that is frequently on banned lists. It's not so bizarre, considering it's a book about banning books. There's even a system in there that seems a lot like a cross between daytime TV and the Internet. :?
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby pip » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:38 pm

Tonyblack wrote:'Fahrenheit 451' is one of those books that is frequently on banned lists. It's not so bizarre, considering it's a book about banning books. There's even a system in there that seems a lot like a cross between daytime TV and the Internet. :?

The control by the multi screen tv room setup is quite disturbingly close to both. Scarily well visualised in the book
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:01 pm

Rip Ray, My 1st book of his I had was. The Golden Apples of the Sun.
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby ShadowNinjaCat » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:17 pm

R.I.P :(
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:25 pm

RIP - one of the true greats :cry:
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Catch-up » Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:26 pm

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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Penfold » Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:52 pm

RIP. :(
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Quatermass » Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:53 pm

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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby swreader » Thu Jun 07, 2012 12:17 am

Ray Bradbury was one of the true "Greats" of the beginning of science-fiction & fantasy--along with Asimov, Heinlein, and others of that generation. He has received, over the course of his long career, most of the nation's prizes for literature. For a listing (and timeline) of his accomplishments in short stories, novels, and screenplays see today's news story here. He had a long and productive life.

Hail and Farewell, Ray Bradbury :cry:







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