The Martian Chronicles/The Illustrated Man/The Golden Apples of the Sun
At ninety, Ray Bradbury ranks as the dean and grand eminence of science fiction. This giant omnibus volume collects three major works by this genre titan: The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, and The Golden Apples of the Sun. It would be nearly impossible to identify three works more central to sci-fi than this trio.
When I started reading "The Martian Chronicles," I wasn't really sure what to expect. I'd heard of the story, of course, but I wasn't really sure what it entailed. So, the beginning was rather confusing. But as it progressed, not only did I gain an understanding, but also an appreciation for the style in which it was written. By...more
Este tomo contiene, además de "Las Crónicas..." las colecciones de "El Hombre Ilustrado" y "Las Manzanas...more
I had not read The Martian Chronicles since high school, and it was great to rediscover it in the context of greater knowledge of Bradbury's work, where one can see the ripples of his recurrent themes spreading throughout other books and stories.
This book is a great way to introduce someone to the genius of Ray Bradbury, and it's also a great book for Bradbury afficionados to enjoy his work in a truly gorgeous volume and r...more