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Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451

Author Ray Bradbury

  • Published: 2011-11-29
  • Category: Classics
4 Stars
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Price: $12.99

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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.

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 which they are hidden.

Montag never questions the destruction and ruin his actions produce, returning each day to his bland life and wife, Mildred, who spends all day with her television “family.” But then he meets an eccentric young neighbor, Clarisse, who introduces him to a past where people didn’t live in fear and to a present where one sees the world through the ideas in books instead of the mindless chatter of television.

When Mildred attempts suicide and Clarisse suddenly disappears, Montag begins to question everything he has ever known. He starts hiding books in his home, and when his pilfering is discovered, the fireman has to run for his life.

Top Customer Reviews

  • Not bad

    3
    From Andrul
    I just read this book because of the school ! And it is good
  • Fahrenheit 451

    5
    From frsky now
    Mr.,Bradbury is the greatest sci-fi writer ever. He not only weaves an interesting tale about a not-too-rosy future, but he does it with such vivid description that,I was spellbound! He is the epitome of a creative writer, in short, a writing genius. Not a story to be missed!
  • A Sci-Fi Classic!

    5
    From Rollincrafts
    As great a read as the first time over 40 years ago, but in a much more portable format. A must-read for any Sci-Fi lover.
  • A true masterpiece

    5
    From Frognut97
    I love this book!