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Illustrated Man, the (1951) [Collection]
by Ray Bradbury Rating: Weighted - 7.7 / Average - 7.7 of 10 (30 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Here are eighteen startling visions of humankind's destiny, unfolding across a canvas of decorated skin - visions as keen as the tattooist's needle and as colorful as the inks that indelibly stain the body. The images, ideas, sounds and scents that abound in this phantasmagoric sideshow are provocative and powerful: the mournful cries of celestial travelers cast out cruelly into a vast, empty space of stars and blackness...the sight of gray dust selling over a forgotten outpost on a road that leads nowhere...the pungent odor of Jupiter on a returning father's clothing.


  • Prologue: The Illustrated Man
  • The Veldt
  • Kaleidoscope
  • The Other Foot
  • The Highway
  • The Man
  • The Long Rain
  • The Last Night of the World
  • No Particular Night or Morning
  • The Fox and the Forest
  • The Visitor
  • Marionettes, Inc.
  • The City
  • Zero Hour
  • The Rocket
  • Usher II
  • The Playground
  • Epilogue

Original title: The Illustrated Man
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Kaleidoscope (1949) [Short Story]
      Author: Ray Bradbury
     Veldt, the (1950) [Short Story]
      Author: Ray Bradbury
     Playground, the (1953) [Short Story]
      Author: Ray Bradbury

Edition #1: The Illustrated Man

The Illustrated Man (1951)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Manifested in:

The Illustrated Man (November 1, 1983)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Spectra
ISBN: 055327449X
Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.9 x 0.5
Pages: 192

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