The Martian Chronicles
The Martian Chronicles

Mars was a distant shore, and the men spread upon it in waves. Each wave different, and each wave stronger.

Ray Bradbury is a storyteller without peer, a poet of the possible, and, indisputably, one of America's most beloved authors. The Mars he imagines in these masterful chronicles is a place of hope, dreams, and metaphor—of crystal pillars and fossil seas—where a fine dust settles on the great, empty cities of a silently destroyed civilization. Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles is a classic work of twentieth-century literature whose extraordinary power and imagination remain undimmed by time’s passage. In connected, chronological stories, a true grand master once again enthralls, delights, and challenges us with his vision and heart—starkly exposing in brilliant spacelight our strength, weakness, folly, and poignant humanity in a strange and breathtaking world where humanity does not belong.

Title The Martian Chronicles
Author Ray Bradbury
Publisher Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Dewey Classification 813
Title First Published 11 October 2011
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 288 p.
ISBN-10 006207993X
ISBN-13 9780062079930
Publication Date 11 October 2011
Main content page count 288
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $14.99

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