The Illustrated Man (Hardcover)

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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

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"Sometimes at night I can feel them, the pictures, like ants, 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: 9780380973842
ISBN-10: 0380973847
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Publication Date: June 1st, 1997
Pages: 288
Language: English