Ray Bradbury

(b. 1920) American writer of science fiction

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(1920– ),

American science fiction and fantasy writer and poet, born in Illinois and living from 1934 in Los Angeles, where he educated himself in the public library. He has published many short stories and novels, including perhaps his best‐known single work, Fahrenheit 451 (1953, filmed by Truffaut in 1966), set in an authoritarian future state where reading is banned.

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