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Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451


Published by Grafton 1976

Reprinted eighteen times

First published in Great Britain by Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd 1954

Front cover illustration by Steve Crisp

Cover price: £3.99


Read and destroy!


From the back cover:


Fahrenheit 451 is Ray Bradbury's hauntingly prophetic novel of a weird but not too distant future where happiness is allocated on a four-walled TV screen, where individuals, eccentrics and scholars are outcasts of society and where books - the cause of all unhappiness and disruption - are burned by a special task-force of firemen.


It is also the story of Montag, trained by the State to be a destroyer, who one day throws down his can of kerosene and begins to read a book...

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