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"The Martian Chronicles" author dies in Los Angeles aged 91

Culture Los Angeles, United States - 08 December 2007

American author Ray Bradbury died in Los Angeles on June 5, 2012 in Los Angeles. The science fiction writer became famous during the Cold War in 1950 with "The Martian Chronicles", a series of short stories talking about  capitalisme and racisme using the colonisation of Mars by the planet earth.

Ray Bradbury has published over 500 books including the famous "Fahrenheit 451" (1953) inspired by nazis auto-da-fé and turned into a movie by François Truffaut in 1996.

 

 

 

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