The Illustrated Man (Paperback)

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A collection of sci-fi shorts, each told through a man’s collage of tattoos. These stories touch on futuristic qualms, race, family and (of course) the rise of the machines. First published in 1951 you’ll find these takes are strangely resonant in today’s globalized society. — Josh, Vroman's


"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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780062079978
ISBN-10: 0062079972
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: October 11th, 2011
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Harper Perennial Modern Classics