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Fahrenheit 451 (1953) [Novel]
by Ray Bradbury Rating: Weighted - 8.1 / Average - 8.1 of 10 (209 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Guy Montag was a fireman whose job it was to start fires...

The system was simple. Everyone understood it. Books were for burning... along with the houses in which they were hidden.

Guy Montag enjoyed his job. He had been a fireman for ten years, and he had never questioned the pleasure of the midnight runs nor the joy of watching pages consumed by flames... never questioned anything until he met a seventeen-year-old girl who told him of a past when people were not afraid.

Then he met a professor who told him of a future in which people could think... and Guy Montag suddenly realized what he had to do!

Original title: Fahrenheit 451 ...The Temperature At Which Books Burn
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionPoliticalDystopia/Utopia

Edition #1: Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451 (1953)
Awards: Hugo: Novel (1954)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Frightening in its implications... Mr. Bradbury's account of this insane world, which bears many alarming resemblances to our own, is fascinating!" The New York Times
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Fahrenheit 451 (2008)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Clays Ltd, St Ives
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780006546061
Dimensions: x x in
Pages: 227

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Fahrenheit 451 (August 12, 1987)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Del Rey Books
ISBN: 9780345342966
Dimensions: 4.1 x 6.8 x 0.7
Pages: 208

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