Ray Bradbury is to science fiction as Elvis is to Rock’n'Roll. But just like the King, our idols are only human and one day they must pass as well. Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451 and Something Wicked This Way Comes, died today at 91, leaving behind a legacy of clairvoyant writings as well as an incredible impact on advocates of literature. His prose supported the quest for ideological and individual freedom, even through the harsh limitations of society. So here’s to Bradbury, may his passion for curiosity and truth burn on amongst his loyal fans.
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