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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You could hear the voices murmuring,small and muted, from the crowds thatinhabited his body.

A peerless American storyteller, RayBradbury brings wonders alive. TheIllustrated Man is classic Bradbury--eighteen startling visions ofhumankind's destiny, unfolding across acanvas of decorated skin. In this phantasmagoricsideshow, living cities take theirvengeance, technology awakens the mostprimal natural instincts, Martian invasionsare foiled by the good life and the gladhand, and dreams are carried aloft in junkyardrockets. Provocative and powerful,Ray Bradbury's The Illustrated Man is akaleidoscopic blending of magic, imagination,and truth--as exhilarating as interplanetarytravel, as maddening as a walkin a million-year rain, and as comforting assimple, familiar rituals on the last night ofthe world.

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