“All Summer in a Day” by Ray Bradbury was first published in the March 1954 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. It tells the story of a class of schoolchildren living on Venus, where it rains year-round and the sun only appears once every seven years. “All Summer in a Day” is vintage Bradbury, stylistically similar to his science fiction masterpiece and breakout novel The Martian Chronicles, which was published in 1950. Both works are classic examples of mid-20th-century science fiction, whose themes and style have cemented Bradbury as one of the genre’s most beloved and influential authors.


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