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Ray Bradbury's remarkable collection of stories -- all told on the skin of a man. Now part of the Voyager Classics collection. If El Greco had ...Show synopsisRay Bradbury's remarkable collection of stories -- all told on the skin of a man. Now part of the Voyager Classics collection. If El Greco had painted miniatures in his prime, no bigger than your hand, infinitely detailed, with his sulphurous colour and exquisite human anatomy, perhaps he might have used this man's body for his art...Yet the Illustrated Man has tried to burn the illustrations off. He's tried sandpaper, acid, a knife. Because, as the sun sets, the pictures glow like charcoals, like scattered gems. They quiver and come to life. Tiny pink hands gesture, tiny mouths flicker as the figures enact their stories -- voices rise, small and muted, predicting the future. Here are sixteen tales: sixteen illustrations...the seventeenth is your own future told on the skin of the Illustrated Man.Hide synopsis
The Illustrated Man (Spectra Books) – Mass-market paperback (1983)
Mass-market paperback, Spectra Books 1983
ISBN: 055327449X ISBN-13: 9780553274493
Eighteen short stories of this and other worlds, as revealed in a series of pictures on the body of an Illustrated Man.Eighteen short stories of this and other worlds, as revealed in a series of pictures on the body of an Illustrated Man.Hide
Description:Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All...Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 192 p. Contains: Illustrations. Grand Master Editions. Intended for a young adult/teenage audience.
Description:Good. Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Millions of...Good. Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Millions of satisfied customers and climbing. Green Earth Books is the name you can trust, guaranteed. Spend Less. Read More.
Description:Good. Minimal damage to cover and binding. Pages show light use...Good. Minimal damage to cover and binding. Pages show light use. With pride from Motor City. All books guaranteed. Best Service, Best Prices.
Description:Good. Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and...Good. Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Book selection as BIG as Texas.
The first thing you should know about this book is that it was written as individual stories, previously printed in magazines, that were later compiled together and stuck between a Prologue and Epilogue. That said, each story is enjoyable and a few are outstanding. Bradbury writes decently enough but ...
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