R is for Rocket
"R Is for Rocket"
"The End of the Beginning"
"The Fog Horn"
"The Rocket Man"
"The Golden Apples of the Sun"
"A Sound of Thunder"
"The Long Rain"
"Here There Be Tygers"
A spaceship captain determined to gather a cupful of the sun. . .a nubile young witch who yearns to taste human love. . .an expedition that hunts dinosaurs across the fragile and dangerous chasm of time. . . These strange and wonderful tales of beauty and terror will transport you from t...more
There are great and famous stories here. The Foghorn....the story of a lighthouse foghorn singing its sad song....and calling up something from the de...more
I avoided this particular collection for a long time because of the title. That was a dumb mistake I'd like to think I'll nev...more
In reading this short story collection, I'm struck by two things: a) the poetry of his words, and b) the sheer breadth of the subjects he broaches and tones he portrays. I never realized how versatile he was. A lot of his stuff is just bizarre (I'm talking about y...more
The stories are true Golden Age stuff,...more
Some day I'll try to pay my respects by writing fiction in which people travel through space in rockets, it rains on Venus, Mars has crumbling...more
And; If you haven't read any of his work, hang your head in shame. Then go buy some of his work and rea...more
This book was both good and bad, since it was full of short stories. Seventeen short stories in all and most were science fiction, Bradbury's specialty.
These were my favorites and the reasons why:
The Fog Horn - Loch Ness is in love with a foghorn. What is there not to like?
The Long Rain - By far the most horrifying of all the stor...more
Lots about summertime, little american towns and SPACE TRAVEL.
I recommend this to anyone who likes rockets, Ray Bradbury, and sci-fi.
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