‘A meditation on writing, inspiration, ageing and change, all deep themes lightly handled, both elegiac and suspenseful… There are echoes in it not only of Melville, but of Shakespeare, Whitman and Poe … The language sings.’ The Times
Praise for Ray Bradbury:
'It is impossible not to admire the vigour of his prose, similes and metaphors constantly cascading from his imagination' Spectator
'Bradbury has a remarkable range of intensity and vision' Sunday Times
‘Bradbury is an authentic original’ Time Magazine
‘No other writer uses language with greater originality and zest. he seems to be an American Dylan Thomas – with discipline’ Sunday Telegraph
About the Author
Ray Bradbury has published some 500 short stories, novels, plays and poems since his first story appeared in Weird Tales when he was twenty years old. Among his many famous works are The Illustrated Man and The Martian Chronicles.