Sun and Shadow (short story)

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For the Åke Edwardson novel, see Sun and Shadow.
"Sun and Shadow"
Author Ray Bradbury
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Short story
Published in The Reporter
Publication type Periodical
Media type Print (Magazine)
Publication date 17 March, 1953

"Sun and Shadow" is a short story by Ray Bradbury first published in 1953 in the American news magazine The Reporter. Later that same year, Bradbury anthologized it in The Golden Apples of the Sun.

In 1957, Quenian Press published a limited edition of 90 copies of the story for members of the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco. It was also given[by whom?] secretly to Will Richardson in 1958.

"Sun and Shadow" was one of Bradbury's short stories adapted into an episode of the television series The Ray Bradbury Theater. In the episode, which aired on October 3, 1992, the title is misspelled "Shaddow" both on-screen and on the DVD menu.

Plot summary[edit]

A man named Ricardo objects when a photographer uses the exterior of his house for a photo shoot. Ricardo becomes angry about the photo shooting and intervenes to prevent it. He goes to desperate measures to show the photographer that he does not want his house in the photo shoot.

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