The Machineries of Joy

Ray Bradbury
science fiction, short stories
The Machineries of Joy - Ray Bradbury

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.

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Release date: 1964
Genres: science fiction, short stories
Average rating: 7.00/10
Total ratings: 2
Updated: March 04, 2013