Fahrenheit 451

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Limited Editions Club, 1982 - Fiction - 152 pages
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For use in schools and libraries only. A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners suddenly realizes their merit.

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User Review  - bhabeck - LibraryThing

I don't really enjoy Ray Bradbury's writing style. I've read this book and started to read Something Wicked This Way Comes and I've found that neither of them have been able to grab my attention. I liked the plot of Fahrenheit 451 but it definitely is not one of my favorites... Read full review

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

In his forward, Bradbury comments that we won't need "firemen" to burn books if society persists in "wide-screen basketball gaming or MTVing itself into a stupor." If people stop reading, why bother ... Read full review

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Ray Bradbury is the author of more than three dozen books, including "Fahrenheit 451", "The Martian Chronicles", "Dandelion Wine", and "Something Wicked This Way Comes". He has written for the theater, TV, and cinema, including the Emmy Award-winning teleplay, "The Halloween Tree", and the screenplay for John Huston's "Moby Dick". The winner of the 2004 National Medal of Arts, the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Special Citation, and numerous other honors, Bradbury lives in Los Angeles.

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