Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury

About the Book

Guy Montag was a fireman whose job it was to start fires...

The system was simple. Everyone understood it. Books were for burning ... along with the houses in which they were hidden.

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 a past when people were not afraid.

Then he met a professor who told him of a future in which people could think... and Guy Montag suddenly realized what he had to do!

Source: http://www.raybradbury.com/books/fahrenheit451.html

Edition Notes

Originally published, New York, Ballantine Books, 1953; London, Hart-Davis, 1954.

Series Corgi SF collector's library

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 823/.9/1

The Physical Object

Format Paperback
Pagination 158p. ;
Number of pages 158

ID Numbers

Open Library OL22453107M
ISBN 10 055209238X
ISBN 13 9780552092388
Amazon UK 055209238X
Google 7tRQQQAACAAJ
Amazon.ca 055209238X
Library Thing 4248

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