A Medicine for Melancholy and Other Stories

by Ray Bradbury

On Sale: 02/01/1998

A Medicine for Melancholy and Other Stories

by Ray Bradbury

On Sale: 02/01/1998

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About the Book

Ray Bradbury is a painter who uses words rather than brushes--for he created lasting visual images that, once observed, are impossible to forget. Sinister mushrooms growing in a dank cellar. A family's first glimpse at Martians. A wonderful white vanilla ice-cream summer suit that changes everyone who wears it. A great artist drawing in the sand on the beach. A clunky contraption made out of household implements to help some kids play a game called Invasion. The most marvelous Christmas display a little boy ever saw. All those images and many more are inside this book, a new trade edition of thirty-one of Bradbury's most arresting tales--timeless short fiction that ranges from the farthest reaches of space to the innermost stirrings of the heart. Ray Bradbury is known worldwide as one of the century's great men of imagination. Here are thirty-one reasons why.Ray Bradbury is a painter who uses words rather than brushes--for he created lasting visual images that, once observed, are impossible to forget. Sinister mushrooms growing in a dank cellar. A familys first glimpse at Martians. A wonderful white vanilla ice-cream summer suit that changes everyone who wears it. A great artist drawing in the sand on the beach. A clunky contraption made out of household implements to help some kids play a game called Invasion. The most marvelous Christmas display a little boy ever saw. All those images and many more are inside this book, a new trade edition of thirty-one of Bradburys most arresting tales--timeless short fiction that ranges from the farthest reaches of space to the innermost stirrings of the heart. Ray Bradbury is known worldwide as one of the centurys great men of imagination. Here are thirty-one reasons why.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780380730865
  • ISBN 10: 0380730863
  • Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 02/01/1998
  • Pages: 320
  • List Price:24.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Science Fiction / General
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Science Fiction / Collections & Anthologies
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Fantasy / Collections & Anthologies
  • BISAC4 : FICTION / Short Stories (single author)

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