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"Fahrenheit 451-- the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns ..."
"The sixtieth-anniversary edition commemorates Ray Bradbury's masterpiece with a new introduction by Neil Gaiman; personal essays on the genesis of the novel by the author, a wealth of critical essays and reviews by Nelson Algren, Harold Bloom, Margaret Atwood, and others ..."--Book jacket.
Introduction / by Neil Gaiman -- The hearth and the salamander -- The sieve and the sand -- Burning bright.
History, context, and criticism. -- Part one: The story of Fahrenheit 451 -- Part two: Other voices.
In a future totalitarian state where books are banned and destroyed by the government, Guy Montag, a fireman in charge of burning books, meets a revolutionary schoolteacher who dares to read and a girl who tells him of a past when people did not live in fear.
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Classic submitted by pixel gamer 3000 on August 13, 2017, 10:54am Fahrenheit 451 is a classic sci-fi novel which follows a fairly standard dystopian/utopian plotline. In a world where books are burned, and mechanical dogs can hunt people from their scent, one man must figure out what is truly right, as he realizes that the world is not as it seems.
Four and a Half Stars
submitted by Avliss on July 24, 2018, 5:46pm
A very interesting classic, with a message that is especially important to consider today.
Fahrenheit 451 submitted by lstorc on August 6, 2018, 4:54am The best book ever written bar none
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Year Published: 2013
Description: 249 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
State-sponsored terrorism -- Fiction.
Totalitarianism -- Fiction.
Book burning -- Fiction.
Censorship -- Fiction.