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  • 310 paginas, Peso: 225 gramos
  • Edición: 1
  • ISBN 9780006479239

Martian Chronicles, The

The strange and wonderful tale of man\047s experiences on Mars, filled with intense images and astonishing visions.The classic work that transformed Ray Bradbury into a household name. Written in the age of the atom when America and Europe optimisitcally viewed the discovery of life on Mars as inevitable, Bradbury\047s 1940s short stories of a brutal, stark and unforgiving martian landscape were as shocking and visionary as they were insightful. \047The Martian Chronicles\047 tells the story of humanity\047s repeated attempts to colonize the red planet. The first men were few. Most succumbed to a disease they called the Great Loneliness when they saw their home planet dwindle to the size of a pin dot. Those few that survived found no welcome. The shape-changing Martians thought they were native lunatics and duly locked them up. More rockets arrived from Earth, piercing the hallucinations projected by the Martians. People brought their old prejudices with them - and their desires and fantasies, tainted dreams. These were soon inhabited by the strange native beings, with their caged flowers and birds of flame.

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