Fahrenheit 451 has long been on my to-read list. When I saw it at the library recently, I grabbed it! It is a dystopian novel by American writer Ray Bradbury, published in 1953. It has stayed in print, sold many copies, and the book now has several intros that Bradbury has written over the years. I’ll write a brief review, and I think this book would pair perfectly with the non-fiction book Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman. Truly, I suggest reading these 2 books together – one being fiction and the other non-fiction – but with related content and concerns.
I rarely review fiction. This is a novel, but I will simply describe the world of this book in a straightforward way. I guess my “review” is a spoiler as I will basically summarize the story line of the book.
Guy is the main character, living in a future…
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