|Published:||Oct 1st, 1953|
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Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in...
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The Book People - the last remnents of a society gone into the intellectual dumper - Bradbury creates way before his time a world that we now have inherited - the scary thing is that it all happened and no one gave a care about it.
Sep 16th, 2015
A good book showing just how messed up things can get!
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A dystopian society shelters its citizens from the depths of knowledge and hedges them in the shallow waters of ignorance. The bigger picture plays second fiddle to the minutia of tampering with the norms, and, thus, spells demise.
Jan 24th, 2015
A chilling story of how society can dehumanise and disenfranchise its citizens.
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Mar 1st, 2014
I find it incredibly ironic that this is on so many banned books lists. A great read possibly my favorite book of all time. If your always afraid to offend someone you'll never say anything important.
Nov 17th, 2013
This is a deep book. I especially enjoyed the parts with his wife.
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I was required to read this my freshman year of high school. I fell in love with this story even if it was for school. The meaning behind everything in this book blows me away to this day.
Jul 28th, 2013
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