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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury






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Good writing from a very skilled writer Bradbury, the plot and characters all done well. He writes about an era where firemen create fires to burn books, one fireman decides to see what all the fuss is about and one day keeps one book for himself. This sets himself on a deadly path of self-discovery that turns him into the hunted. His life turns upside down, eventually he meets a group of people who have memorized and preserved books to memory, this society wanted to keep books of the past in hope of a new generation and society to come and benefit from the knowledge. This story is in the same sort of vein as 1984 and i rate very highly and recommend. Bradbury portrays a dystopian future that could on day come about, start making those panic rooms!

Bradbury’s face is in there, from one of his books..
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The movie images..
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Reviewed by Lou Pendergrast on 23 August 2011

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