The Illustrated Man
“Sometimes at night I can feel them, the pictures, likeants, crawling on my skin. Then I know they’re doing what they have to do . . . ” Fantasy master Ray Bradbury weaves a narrative spanning fromthe depths of humankind’s fears to the summit of their achievements in eighteeninterconnected... show more
“Sometimes at night I can feel them, the pictures, likeants, crawling on my skin. Then I know they’re doing what they have to do . . . ” Fantasy master Ray Bradbury weaves a narrative spanning fromthe depths of humankind’s fears to the summit of their achievements in eighteeninterconnected stories—visions of the future tattooed onto the body of anenigmatic traveler—in The Illustrated Man, one of the essential classicsof speculative fiction from the author of The Martian Chronicles, DandelionWine, and The October Country.
Publish date: April 30th 2013
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
It is always a thrill to read works by Ray Bradbury, and this was no exception. If you are ever looking for a literary palate cleanser, I'd say you can't go wrong with Bradbury.
Ray Bradbury is one of the strongest influences on my writing, and this book is no exception to that. More than just astronauts in rocket ships, Ray Bradbury's work resonates and impacts our own world and lives. This collection of short stories ranges from planets of the future, desperate explorat...
Un recueil de nouvelles assez intéressant, très bien écrit, avec plusieurs idées extrêmement intéressantes que l'on a pu voir dans différents films de science-fiction à travers les dernières décennies. Une préférence personnelle pour trois nouvelles : Les Boules de Feu (critiquant l'ethnocentrisme e...
--Prologue: The Illustrated Man--The Veld--Kaleidoscope--The Other Foot--The Highway--The Man--The Long Rain--Usher II--The Last Night of the World--The Rocket--No Particular Night or Morning--The Fox and the Forest--The Visitor--Marionettes, Inc.--The City--Zero Hour--The Playground--Epilogue
I don't remember exactly why I bought this book, and I think it has been on my TBR for the last two years. But as I'm trying to actually read my TBR, I came across the Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury, most famous of course for his novel Fahrenheit 451. And, I really was surprised at how much I lik...
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