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Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury | Paperback Book

  • Format: Paperback
  • Author: Ray Bradbury
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9780006546061
  • Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
  • ISBN-10: 0006546064
  • Place of Publication: London
  • Format Details: Unsewn / Adhesive Bound,B-Format Paperback
  • Country of Publication: United Kingdom
  • Subject: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Imprint: Harpercollins
  • Date of Publication: 30/06/1993

Fahrenheit 451 - Paperback Book

The hauntingly prophetic classic novel set in a not-too-distant future where books are burned by a special task force of firemen.
Over 1 million copies sold in the UK.

Guy Montag is a fireman. His job is to burn books, which are forbidden, being the source of all discord and unhappiness. Even so, Montag is unhappy; there is discord in his marriage. Are books hidden in his house? The Mechanical Hound of the Fire Department, armed with a lethal hypodermic, escorted by helicopters, is ready to track down those dissidents who defy society to preserve and read books.
The classic novel of a post-literate future, ‘Fahrenheit 451' stands alongside Orwell's ‘1984' and Huxley's ‘Brave New World' as a prophetic account of Western civilization's enslavement by the media, drugs and conformity.
Bradbury's powerful and poetic prose combines with uncanny insight into the potential of technology to create a novel which over fifty years from first publication, still has the power to dazzle and shock.
About the Author
Ray Bradbury has published some 500 short stories, novels, plays, and poems since his first story appeared in Weird Tales when he was twenty years old. Among his many famous works are ‘Fahrenheit 451’, ‘The Illustrated Man’ and ‘The Martian Chronicles’.