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The Illustrated Man That The Illustrated Man Has Remained In Print Since Being Published In 1951 Is Fair Testimony To The Universal Appeal Of Ray Bradbury S Work Only His Second Collection The First Was Dark Carnival, Later Reworked Into The October Country , It Is A Marvelous, If Mostly Dark, Quilt Of Science Fiction, Fantasy, And Horror In An Ingenious Framework To Open And Close The Book, Bradbury Presents Himself As A Nameless Narrator Who Meets The Illustrated Man A Wanderer Whose Entire Body Is A Living Canvas Of Exotic Tattoos What S Even Remarkable, And Increasingly Disturbing, Is That The Illustrations Are Themselves Magically Alive, And Each Proceeds To Unfold Its Own Story, Such As The Veldt, Wherein Rowdy Children Take A Game Of Virtual Reality Way Over The Edge Or Kaleidoscope, A Heartbreaking Portrait Of Stranded Astronauts About To Reenter Our Atmosphere Without The Benefit Of A Spaceship Or Zero Hour, In Which Invading Aliens Have Discovered A Most Logical Ally Our Own Children Even Though Most Were Written In The 1940s And 1950s, These 18 Classic Stories Will Be Just As Chillingly Effective 50 Years From NowStanley WiaterContents Prologue The Illustrated Man Ss The Veldt The World The Children Made Ss The Saturday Evening Post Sep 23 50 Kaleidoscope Ss Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct 49 The Other Foot Ss New Story Magazine Mar 51 The Highway As By Leonard Spalding Ss Copy Spr 50 The Man Ss Thrilling Wonder Stories Feb 49 The Long Rain Death By Rain Ss Planet Stories Sum 50 The Rocket Man Ss Maclean S Mar 1 51 The Fire Balloons In This Sign Ss Imagination Apr 51 The Last Night Of The World Ss Esquire Feb 51 The Exiles The Mad Wizards Of Mars Ss Maclean S Sep 15 49 FSF Win 50 No Particular Night Or Morning Ss The Fox And The Forest To The Future Ss Colliers May 13 50 The Visitor Ss Startling Stories Nov 48 The Concrete Mixer Ss Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr 49 Marionettes, Inc Marionettes, Inc Ss Startling Stories Mar 49 The City Purpose Ss Startling Stories Jul 50 Zero Hour Ss Planet Stories Fll 47 The Rocket Outcast Of The Stars Ss Super Science Stories Mar 50 Epilogue Aw


10 thoughts on “The Illustrated Man

  1. says:

    Ray Bradbury was an absolute master storyteller whose writing was creative and full of moments of pure bitter irony he was an imaginative genius, nothingnothing less Bradbury picks the bones of society clean he gnaws at them until he exposes the reality of the marrow beneath Each story in here has a piece of wisdom to share, a resolution or disaster that could have been easily avoided if man was not so corrupt in his ways TheI read of his writing theconvinced I bec...


  2. says:

    I read a review once that described Robert A Heinlein as a creepy old uncle who drinks too much at parties and who makes embarrassing comments, but who everyone likes in spite of his outdated ways kind of a loveable rogue Ray Bradbury, similar but by contrast, is like the dotty old professor whom everyone cannot help but lo...


  3. says:

    The first few stories were AMAZING, and with the exception of a fewthat I enjoyed later on, the rest of the stories were pretty boring They were all really futuristic and most had to do with Mars in some way, which I thought was cool Most of the stories also had very clear moral lessons, so they re great stories to read aloud maybe not to small children, but I m sure older kids would enjoy them My favorite stories are The Veldt The Other Foot The Rocket Man The Last Night of the Worl The first few stories were AMAZING, and with the exception of a fewthat I enjoyed later on, the rest of the stories were pretty boring They were all really futuristic and most had to do with Mars in some way, which I thought was cool Most of the stories also had very clear moral lessons, so they re great stories to read aloud maybe not to small children, but I m sure older kids would enjoy them My favorite stories are The Veldt The Other Foot The Rocket Man The Last Night of the World an...


  4. says:

    he was a riot of rockets and fountains and people, in such intricate detail and color that you could hear the voices murmuring small and muted, from the crowds that inhabited his body When his flesh twitched, the tiny mouths flickered, the tiny green and gold eyes winked, the tiny pink hands gestured There were yellow meadows and blue rivers and mountains and stars and suns and planets spread in a Milky Way across his chest The people themselves were in twenty orodd groups upon hihe was a riot of rockets and fountains and people, in such intricate detail and color that you could hear the voices murmuring small and muted, from the crowds that inhabited his body When his flesh twitched, the tiny mouths flickered, the tiny green and gold eyes winked, the tiny pink hands gestured There were yellow meadows and blue rivers and mountains and stars and suns and planets spread in a Milky Way across his chest The people themselves were in twenty orodd groups upon his arms, shoulders, back, sides, and wrists, as well as on the flat of his stomach You found them in forests of hair, lurking among a constellation of freckles, ...


  5. says:

    Una muy bella compilaci n de historias que Ray Bradbury fue publicando en diferentes revistas entre los a os 47 y 51 Rese a detallada de cada cuento en Gracias a los Libros.


  6. says:

    Segundo intento de colgar la mini review Antes se me ha quedado colgado y se me ha borrado todo, hasta el libro de la estanter a, cagoent.Una colecci n variopinta de relatos, todos con muy buena calidad Las historias se me han hecho cortas y muchas me han sabido a poco, cosa que es muy buena se al.Mis preferidos La pradera Me dej muy mal cuerpo, esos ni os tan creepysCaleidoscopio Sent mucha angustiaEl hombre del cohete Una historia muy conmovedora y tristeLa ltima noche del mundo M Segundo intento de colgar la mini review Antes se me ha quedado colgado y se me ha borrado todo, hasta el libro de la estanter a, cagoent.Una colecci n variopinta de relatos, todos con muy buena calidad Las historias se me han hecho cortas y muchas me han sabido a poco, cosa que es muy buena se al...


  7. says:

    This is one of Ray Bradbury s earliest collections of short stories, and the concept behind is quite brilliant On an early September day in Wisconsin, the unnamed narrator meets the eponymous Illustrated Man a wandering carnie with incredible images tattooed across his body They are detailed, colorful and mysterious, and able to move on their own the narrator counts eighteen different illustrations, each depicting what the Illustrated Man claims to be the future.Unfortunately, both the conc This is one of Ray Bradbury s earliest collections of short stories, and the concept behind is quite brilliant On an early September day in Wisconsin, the unnamed narrator meets the eponymous Illustr...


  8. says:

    Better than I expected and I expected a lot.Like Martian chronicle this is book of sci fi short stories and like Martian chronicle there is lotgoing on beneath the surface.As with all short story collections not all of stories are...


  9. says:

    Dimmi che tatuaggio hai e ti dir chi sei.Un uomo completamente ricoperto di tatuaggi ogni tatuaggio una maledizione Tutti i giorni, infatti, al calar del sole, questi si animano raccontando storie di un disperato futuro.Quando la fantascienza racconta forze e debolezze dell Uomo Diciotto storie che pongono domande e sono riflessione di Vita e di MorteSecondo me c una Verit...


  10. says:

    Bradbury is The Man The stories comprised in this book are both disturbing and serene, ranging from the innocent cruelty of children to the desperate longing of Man for the deep, unknown outer space.


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