Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel by Ray Bradbury published in 1953. It is regarded as one of his best works. The novel presents a future American society where books are outlawed and "firemen" burn any that are found. The title refers to the temperature that Bradbury understood to be the autoignition point of paper.The novel has been the subject of interpretations primarily focusing on the historical role of book burning in suppressing dissenting ideas. In a 1956 radio interview, Bradbury stated that he wrote Fahrenheit 451 because of his concerns at the time (during the McCarthy era) the threat of book burning in the United States.
Posts about Fahrenheit 451
  • The Top 100 Books on Facebook

    … The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho, 4.01 percent Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery, 3.95 percent The Giver, Lois Lowry, 3.88 percent The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini, 3.67 percent Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card, 3.53 percent The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver, 3.39 percent Lord of the Flies, William Golding, 3.38 percent The Eye of the World, Robert Jordan…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 6 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!