The Smile

Ray Bradbury


The Smile

The Smile

  • Title: The Smile
  • Author: Ray Bradbury
  • ISBN: 9780886824662
  • Page: 109
  • Format: Hardcover



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The world has horribly declined, things of beauty are no longer appreciated but blamed form the world's downfall. But leave it up to a young boy, just loved the last image.

bbc/programmes/b05r7Description: 4 Extra Debut. In a post-apocalyptic city, any semblance of past beauty is viewed with derision. Read by Peter Whitman.I found a better synopsis: The main character of this story is Tom, a little boy who joins a group of people who are quering in front of a museum to spit on an oil painting belonging to the past, called the "Mona Lisa" by Leonardo da Vinci. People live a hard, difficult life and hate every aspect of the past of the past civilization which caused [...]

From BBC Radio 4 Extra - 4 Extra Debut. In a post-apocalyptic city, any semblance of past beauty is viewed with derision. Read by Peter Whitman.

This is more an analysis than a review, lots of spoilers, but why not. I rather like it.The Smile is a short story written in 1952, a year before Fahrenheit 451, which it shares a few ideas with. This story is set in the post-apocalyptic future (year 2061), where the last “bits and pieces” of civilization are destroyed by humanity itself: books are burned, plants are blown up, cars are smashed and art works are spit on and torn. Like in Fahrenheit 451 there is though a person who feels the w [...]

Picked this up on a tribute display shelf at the library today, I haven't read him before, so this hardback short story seems a fitting introduction.An appropriate introduction and a pleasurable philosophical work of the seeds of optimism that remain even when it appears that things could not be worse in a post apocolyptic society.Will be looking out for Farenheit 451 now.You can read my review at 'Word by Word'

Very deep and very short at the same time.

(3.5) Gracias a la profe Mabel por mostrarnos este lindo cuento ;_; (? <3

This book was so bad it doesn't even deserve one star.


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