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Old 06-06-2012, 10:16 AM   #1
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RIP Ray Bradbury

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R.I.P. Ray Bradbury, Author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles
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Old 06-06-2012, 10:22 AM   #2
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This makes me feel so sad. Of course, he will always live through the books that he left us. Still, I thought he would live forever (or at least longer than me). When it comes to the Grim Reaper, some people ought to get a pass even though that never seems to happen.
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This makes me feel so sad. Of course, he will always live through the books that he left us. Still, I thought he would live forever (or at least longer than me). When it comes to the Grim Reaper, some people ought to get a pass even though that never seems to happen.
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Sigh. One of my favorite authors as well and such an influence on my childhood. So dearly sorry to hear of his passing. Que en paz descanse, Ray Bradbury
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Old 06-06-2012, 10:51 AM   #4
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Sigh. One of my favorite authors as well and such an influence on my childhood. So dearly sorry to hear of his passing. Que en paz descanse, Ray Bradbury
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+3 Dandelion Wine and Something Wicked This Way Comes were a couple of my HS favorites. He captured the magic and mystery of boyhood summers better than anyone I have read.
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A great writer whose work transcended the sci-fi genre.
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One of the great ones. To be honest I thought he was dead already. Asimov, Bradbury, and Clark influenced me greatly as boy and I still enjoyed their books years later.
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To be honest I thought he was dead already.
Right there with you....and this makes two this week for me that I thought were
already gone....Richard Dawson being the other....

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He was a master at his craft. I enjoy his works.
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Loved his work. He had a way of twisting and altering your perception. Some of my favorites of his include:

- The Illustrated Man
- Fahrenheit 451
- Something Wicked This Way Comes
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