The Machineries of Joy
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The Machineries of Joy

by Ray Bradbury
Release date: 1964
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: science fiction, short stories

Contents:

  • The Machineries of Joy
  • The One Who Waits
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex
  • The Vacation
  • The Drummer Boy of Shiloh
  • Boys! Raise Giant Mushrooms in Your Cellar
  • Almost the End of the World
  • Perhaps We Are Going Away
  • El Día de Muerte
  • The Illustrated Woman
  • Some Live Like Lazarus
  • And So Died Riabouchinska
  • The Beggar on O'Connell Bridge
  • Death and the Maiden
  • A Flight of Ravens
  • The Best of All Possible Worlds
  • The Lifework of Juan Díaz
  • To the Chicago Abyss
  • The Anthem Sprinters

In this book you will meet... A Hollywood monster-maker whose Tyrannosaurus Rex suddenly becomes alarmingly lifelike. A boy who raises giant mushrooms in his cellar - until the mushrooms begin to raise him. A corpse who supports his wife and family. A circus fat lady whose midget husband has tattooed every inch of her mammoth body with fantastically intricate designs. Plus seventeen other amazing tales by the author of THE ILLUSTRATED MAN.

(updated 2013-03-04)

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