of, relating to, or characteristic of the writing of Ray Bradbury, esp. in focusing on psychological concerns (often based on the presumed simplicity of personal interactions) rather than technological developments
Earthbound was Bradburyish. No plot, but who cared? Excellent yarn.
Letter in Planet Stories Spring 123/1
‘The Body’ is very Bradburyish—a story of a man put into a dog’s body.
in Astounding Science Fiction May 146/2
This book is Bradbury at his most Bradburyish—and his best. Personally, I found it tremendous.
in New Worlds June 113
The vital question of scale arises too in the Bryce Walton story. This pleasant Bradburyish piece contains the quote which heads this section; ‘A human being is the smallest thing of all, out here,’ thinks one spaceman, drifting in space. But an answer is given: ‘The human being was bigger than the Universe itself.’
Space Odysseys 178
They exhibit a wide-ranging talent, comfortable and proficient with such diverse tales as the Bradburyish ‘The Ground Under Man’ or the Barrington-Bayley-like ‘Another Brush With The Fuzz’ or the La Fontaine-style fable ‘Flies’.
in Asimov’s Science Fiction Oct. 162/1
I think it’s going to be a very Bradburyish short story. It’s going to have that flavor, at least in my head.
in J. L. Blaschke Voices of Vision 136
Research HistoryFred Galvin submitted a 1976 cite from Brian Aldiss in "Space Odysseys". Bill Mullins submitted most other cites.
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