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Sl the time I heard an interview with Bradbury — probably on NPR — and one story in particular was mentioned. I suggest it to any mature reader, familiar or unfamiliar with Bradbury, looking for a good book! Some of the stories certainly qualify as SF, a few are marginal, but others aren’t even close to being SF.

Bradbury presents 23 enthralling tales in which the wondrous and convrctor unexpected are revealed in hidden facets of the real. Married sinceMr.

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The Ray Bradbury Theater. Be the first to ask a question about The Toynbee Convector. I appreciate Bradbury’s ability to turn mundane, normal situations into a pleasurable short story.

There are tales here of life-defining moments that come and pass with relative ease, leaving both the character and the reader stunned and numb. Dec 27, Scott Kardel rated it liked it. This is pure speculation on my part, but this book was released inand at the time, many of these stories were adapted for the Ray Bradbury Theater television program, and I wonder if writing with the possibility of screenplays in mind had anything to do with the uncharacteristically uneven quality and tone of the book.


To ask other readers questions about The Toynbee Convectorplease sign up. I did like a couple of them, but all together A stunning collection of the kind of fiction that has only one source–the unparalleled Ray Bradbury. His work is quintessentially pure. No one understands the title of this book before reading it.

The rest of convectir stories in the book were not my cup of tea: I recall enjoying this collection, though it’s been ages since I read it. Sure enough, I’m not going to be able to finish this one. There are a few highlights here or there, but mostly, the stories are unfulfilling.

Together, they raised four daughters and had eight grandchildren. Mikel Brown rated it it was amazing. His short stories have appeared in more than 1, school curriculum “recommended reading” anthologies. One completely delightful surprise was Junior featuring a group of senior citizens with healthy libidos. toynbwe

Most of the stories here take place in ordinary places, but in some cases, not so much. Ogni volta che commento una raccolta di racconti scrivo seeeempre le stesse cose Bradbury and his wife Maggie lived in Los Angeles with their numerous cats. This is true even for Ray Bradbury. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Un po’ ce lo avevo il presentimento che dopo Fahrenheit e Cronache marziane Bradbury mi avrebbe dato una delusione, ma ho voluto continuare lo stesso.


A Few Rays of Sunshine A disappointing collection. This page was last edited on 31 Octoberat Because Bradbury was mainly a short-story writer, the majority of his books are collections — some are more famous than others The Illustrated ManI Sing the Body Electric! Come and Bring Constance, Tombstone, Trapdoor are a few of my faves. Nov 30, E.

Dec 19, Stephanie Switzer rated it really liked it. In conclusion, the only way I could get myself to finish this book was to bring it along to the hospital waiting room where I knew that the only other reading material available would be golf journals and medical pamphlets and yesterday’s newspaper that you just know somebody brought in after first reading convectoe during their morning bathroom trip.

Ma non necessariamente in quest’ordine I suspected that my distaste for Bradbury’s critically acclaimed ‘Fahrenheit ‘ boded ill for this collection of short stories some of his lesser known works. E’ la scrittura di Bradbury quella che ti incanta.