Title: The Illustrated Man
Author: Ray Bradbury
Cover artist: [Charles Binger]
Estimated value: $15
- Happy Bradburthday! (b. Aug. 22, 1920)
- Ooh, the rarely seen *male* Fear Hand. Cool.
- First story in this collection is "The Veldt." It is holy-smokes great. Legendary. Rereading today.
- This is the greatest back-cover bio of all time. OF ALL TIME.
- Decry the hogwash!
- After this book came out, Bradbury continued writing for another *60* years.
- Had no idea he rocked the bow tie. Hot.
(LOL ... uh, this book is missing p. 121-152; not torn out, just ... never included!? Whoa. So ... p. 23!)
The first concussion cut the rocket up the side with a giant can opener. The men were thrown into space like a dozen wriggling silverfish. They were scattered into a dark sea; and the ship, in a million pieces, went on, a meteor swarm seeking a lost sun.
[Opening paragraph of "Kaleidoscope"] [insert quiet admiration here]
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