Zen in the Art of Writing

Zen in the Art of Writing

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In this exuberant book, the incomparable Ray Bradbury shares the wisdom, experience, and excitement of a lifetime of writing. The first thing a writer should be is - excited Author of the iconic FAHRENHEIT 451, THE ILLUSTRATED MAN and THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES, Ray Bradbury is one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Part memoir, part masterclass, ZEN IN THE ART OF WRITING offers a vivid and exuberant insight into the craft of writing. Bradbury reveals how writers can each find their own unique path to developing their voice and style. ZEN IN THE ART OF WRITING offers a celebration of the act of writing that will delight, impassion, and inspire.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 10mm | 120g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • HarperCollins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0008136513
  • 9780008136512
  • 65,926

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`No other writer uses language with greater originality and zest. he seems to be a American Dylan Thomas - with discipline' Sunday Telegraph 'Let us now praise Ray Bradbury, the uncrowned poet laureate of science fiction.' The Times 'It is impossible not to admire the vigour of his prose, similes and metaphors constantly cascading from his imagination' Spectator `Bradbury is an authentic original' Time Magazineshow more

About Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury (22 August 1920 - 5 June 2012) published some 500 short stories, novels, plays and poems since his first story appeared in WEIRD TALES when he was twenty years old. Among his many famous works are FAHRENHEIT 451, THE ILLUSTRATED MAN and THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES.show more

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