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By Ray Bradbury

ISBN-10: 0062242075

ISBN-13: 9780062242075

June 2013 ePub - Retail ePub

With his disarmingly basic kind and complicated mind's eye, Ray Bradbury has seized the minds of yankee readers for decades.This assortment showcases thirty-two of Bradbury's most renowned stories within which he lays naked the depths of the human soul. The exciting name tale, a valid of Thunder, tells of a hunter despatched on safari -- sixty million years some time past. yet all it takes is one improper step within the prehistoric jungle to stamp out the lifetime of a fragile and risk free butterfly -- and probably anything else a lot toward domestic ...

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Suddenly she wished she was with some other man and not with Edward. Edward was listening to the peculiar noise inside his chest. Pia looked at Edward. She looked at his red beard, his immense spectacles. I don’t like him, she thought. That red beard, those immense spectacles. Saab jets roared overhead. Edward turned off the radio. Pia turned on the radio. Edward made himself a dry vermouth on the rocks with two onions. It was a way of not drinking. Edward felt sick. He had been reading Time and Newsweek.

Five? ” She made a moue and ran a hand through her artichoke hair. “The house is rusting away. Why did you want a steel house? Why did I think I wanted to live in Connecticut? ” “Get up,” he said softly, “get up, dearly beloved. Stand up and sing. ” “I want a Triumph,” she said from the floor. “A TR–4. Everyone in Stamford, every single person, has one but me. If you gave me a TR–4 I’d put our ugly children in it and drive away. To Wellfleet. ” “A red one,” she said menacingly. ” he asked. “I bought us an electronic data processing system.

Back in the former house, Harold watched television. Perpetua remembered the year she was five. She had to learn to be nice, all in one year. She only learned part of it. She was not fully nice until she was seven. Now I must obtain a lover, she thought. Perhaps more than one. One for Monday, one for Tuesday, one for Wednesday . . 23 f ly i n g t o a m e r ic a 2. Harold was looking at a picture of the back of a naked girl, in a magazine for men. The girl was pulling a dress over her head, in the picture.

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