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Title: FAHRENHEIT 451
By: Ray Bradbury
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0006546064
ISBN 13: 9780006546061
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Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
Pub. date: 30 June, 1993
Pages: 192
Description: The hauntingly prophetic classic novel set in a not-too-distant future where books are burned by a special task force of firemen.
Synopsis: The hauntingly prophetic classic novel set in a not-too-distant future where books are burned by a special task force of firemen. 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.
Publication: UK
Imprint: HarperCollins
Returns: Returnable
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