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Fahrenheit 451 / Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman.

By: Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012 [author.].
Contributor(s): Gaiman, Neil [writer of introduction.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013Copyright date: �2013Edition: 60th anniversary edition; First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.Description: xvi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781451673265; 1451673264.Other title: Fahrenheit four fifty-one | Fahrenheit four hundred fifty-one.Subject(s): State-sponsored terrorism -- Fiction | Totalitarianism -- Fiction | Book burning -- Fiction | Censorship -- Fiction | Books and reading -- FictionGenre/Form: Dystopian fiction. | Political fiction. | Science fiction.DDC classification: 813/.54
Contents:
Introduction / Neil Gaiman -- Fahrenheit 451 -- "The story of 'Fahrenheit 451'" / by Jonathan R. Eller -- from "The day after tomorrow: why science fiction?" / Ray Bradbury (1953) -- Listening library audio introduction / by Ray Bradbury (1976) -- "Investing dimes: 'Fahrenheit 451'" / by Ray Bradbury (1982, 1989) -- "Coda" / by Ray Bradbury (1979) -- From a letter to Stanley Kauffmann / by Nelson Algren -- "Books of the times" / by Orville Prescott -- from "New wine, old bottles" / by Gilbert Highet -- "New novels" / by Idris Parry -- "New fiction" / by Sir John Betjeman -- "1984 and all that" / by Adrian Mitchell -- from 'New maps of Hell' / by Sir Kingsley Amis -- Introduction to 'Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451' / by Harold Bloom -- "Fahrenheit 451" / by Margaret Atwood -- "Shades of Orwell" / by Arthur Knight -- from "The journal of 'Fahrenheit 451'" / by Fran�cois Truffaut.
Summary: In a future totalitarian state where books are banned and destroyed by the government, Guy Montag, a fireman in charge of burning books, meets a revolutionary schoolteacher who dares to read and a girl who tells him of a past when people did not live in fear.
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"Fahrenheit 451-- the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns ..."

"The sixtieth-anniversary edition commemorates Ray Bradbury's masterpiece with a new introduction by Neil Gaiman; personal essays on the genesis of the novel by the author, a wealth of critical essays and reviews by Nelson Algren, Harold Bloom, Margaret Atwood, and others ..."--Book jacket.

In a future totalitarian state where books are banned and destroyed by the government, Guy Montag, a fireman in charge of burning books, meets a revolutionary schoolteacher who dares to read and a girl who tells him of a past when people did not live in fear.

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction / Neil Gaiman -- Fahrenheit 451 -- "The story of 'Fahrenheit 451'" / by Jonathan R. Eller -- from "The day after tomorrow: why science fiction?" / Ray Bradbury (1953) -- Listening library audio introduction / by Ray Bradbury (1976) -- "Investing dimes: 'Fahrenheit 451'" / by Ray Bradbury (1982, 1989) -- "Coda" / by Ray Bradbury (1979) -- From a letter to Stanley Kauffmann / by Nelson Algren -- "Books of the times" / by Orville Prescott -- from "New wine, old bottles" / by Gilbert Highet -- "New novels" / by Idris Parry -- "New fiction" / by Sir John Betjeman -- "1984 and all that" / by Adrian Mitchell -- from 'New maps of Hell' / by Sir Kingsley Amis -- Introduction to 'Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451' / by Harold Bloom -- "Fahrenheit 451" / by Margaret Atwood -- "Shades of Orwell" / by Arthur Knight -- from "The journal of 'Fahrenheit 451'" / by Fran�cois Truffaut.

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Other editions of this work

Fahrenheit 451 / by Bradbury, Ray, ©1953
Fahrenheit 451 / by Bradbury, Ray, ©2012
Fahrenheit 451 / by Bradbury, Ray, ©1996
Fahrenheit 451 / by Bradbury, Ray, ©1993
Fahrenheit 451 by Bradbury, Ray, ©2005
Fahrenheit 451 / by Bradbury, Ray, ©1953
Fahrenheit 451 / by Bradbury, Ray, ©1993
Fahrenheit 451 by Bradbury, Ray, ©2005
Fahrenheit 451 / by Bradbury, Ray, ©1996

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