The Martian Chronicles
Bradbury's Mars 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. It is here the invaders have come to despoil and commercialize, to grow and to learn - first a trickle, then a torrent, rushing from a world with no future toward a promise of tomorrow. The Earthman conquers Mars...and then is conquered by it, lulled by dangerous lies of comfort and familiarity, and enchanted by the lingering glamour of an ancient, mysterious native race.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ajlewis2 - LibraryThing
This is a 1974 audio version read by Ray Bradbury. He gives a brief segment between each story telling a bit about why or how he wrote it. The chapters are short stories written in the 1940s and 50s ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - unclebob53703 - LibraryThing
The original book, plus his other Mars stories, plus two screenplays. Expect I could do without the screenplays, but it's great to have all the other stories in the same volume as the original book Read full review