Fahrenheit 451

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Paperback, Simon & Schuster, 2012, ISBN13 9781451673319, ISBN10 1451673310
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Paperback, Simon & Schuster, 2012, ISBN13 9781451673319, ISBN10 1451673310

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Paperback, Simon & Schuster, 2012, ISBN13 9781451673319, ISBN10 1451673310

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.

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Number of Pages: 159
Original Languages: English
Author: Bradbury, Ray
Book Format: Paperback
manufacturer_part_number: 451
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: January, 2012
ISBN-13: 9781451673319
Digital Video Formats: Paperback
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.50 x 8.50 x 0.75 Inches
ISBN-10: 1451673310
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3.0 stars 9/30/2013 by LateReader123
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Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian tale of a fireman, Guy Montag, who wakes up the reality of his actions. Along the way, he encounters those that the State regards as dissidents and the keys to the future that they hold. While this story was written in the 1950s, the relevance of its message is just as sobering, just as powerful, in 2013 as it was six decades ago. This was the first Ray Bradbury book that I have read, and I was not disappointed.

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I ordered this book for school, unfortunately having to use a gift card I had received as a birthday present. What a waste of money. I got the book today, and while opening it, I noticed black marks all over the cover. Upon further inspection of the book, I found more markings on the back. I will still use this for school, seeing I have no other option. But I am not happy and it was not worth the waste of my gift card.

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