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The illustrated man

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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.
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display_description Classic Bradbury, this collection of tales offers images that are as keen as a tattooist's needle and as colorful as the inks that stain the body. Featuring a new Introduction, "The Illustrated Man" presents 18 startling visions of humankind's destiny, unfolding across a canvas of decorated skin.
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subject_facet Children -- Fiction, Extraterrestrial beings -- Fiction, Husband and wife -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Science fiction, Short stories, Space colonies -- Fiction, Space flight -- Fiction, Tattooing -- Fiction, Technology and civilization -- Fiction, Virtual reality -- Fiction
title_display The illustrated man
title_full The Illustrated Man, The illustrated man / Ray Bradbury, The illustrated man [mass market] / by Ray Bradbury
title_short The illustrated man
topic_facet Children, Extraterrestrial beings, Fantasy, Fiction, Husband and wife, Magic, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Space colonies, Space flight, Tattooing, Technology and civilization, Virtual reality