Ray Bradbury is an American author of many imaginative science-fiction short stories, novels and plays. Ray Bradbury was born on August 22,1920, in the town of Wokehan, Illinois, into the family of an electric plant worker. His mother was a devoted cinema fan, and Ray got his second name after his mother’s favourite actor, a mute cinema star Duglas Furnbanks.
The impressions which made up the boy’s spiritual food were provided by books, cinema and circus. They determined the future writer’s inner world. At twelve Ray helped his father to support the family, reading stories for children on the radio every Saturday. At the same time he began writing stories about the Red Planet, Mars – one after another, quickly, happily, enjoying his own fantasy.
By the time the young man left school he had already become a writer. Bradbury’s...
Ray Bradbury created his own universe according to his own poetic imagination.