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Individually or as a collection, almost all of the stories of Quicker Than the Eye are associated with Bradbury's major earlier works, The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man (1951), Fahrenheit 451 (1953; see separate entry), Dandelion Wine (1957), and Something Wicked This Way Comes (1962; see separate entry). His most remarkable work by far, The Martian Chronicles, as well as The Illustrated Man were short story collections. It is significant that at a mature time in his career he chose to publish some early, unpublished stories. More direcdy related titles include the appealingly sentimental "Remember Sascha?" which reverses the theme of Bradbury's "The Small Assassin" (1947).

The older story tells of the effect of a mother's fear and rejection on her baby whose behavior is later violently antisocial. "Remember Sascha?" also presents Douglas Spaulding and wife Maggie as a couple—Douglas Spaulding being the name of the protagonist in Dandelion Wine (1957), a novel...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Quicker Than the Eye from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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