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A beautiful clothbound edition of the internationally acclaimed Fahrenheit 451 +óe" a masterwork of twentieth-century literature.
The terrifyingly prophetic novel of a post-literate future.
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 dystopian novel of a post-literate future, Fahrenheit 451 stands alongside Orwell+óe(tm)s 1984 and Huxley+óe(tm)s Brave New World as a prophetic account of Western civilization+óe(tm)s enslavement by the media, drugs and conformity.
Bradbury+óe(tm)s powerful and poetic prose combines with uncanny insight into the potential of technology to create a novel which, decades on from first publication, still has the power to dazzle and shock.