Fahrenheit 451

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Ballantine Books, 1996 - Book burning - 179 pages
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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 past when people were not afraid. Then he met a professor who told him of a future in which people could think ... and Guy Mantag suddenly realized what he had to do! From back of book cover.

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User Review  - CSDaley - LibraryThing

I will be working through all of Bradbury's books but I started with my favorite. This book may even be scarier today than when I read it as a kid. Read full review

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User Review  - KristyJewel - LibraryThing

I wanted to like the book but it really was not for me. I love the message of the novel. I love the fact that Ray Bradbury showed how important knowledge is. I'm just not into the novel. So many ... Read full review

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