Ballantine Books, 1996 - 179 頁
Internationally acclaimed with more than 5 million copies in print, Fahrenheit 451 is Ray Bradbury's classic novel of censorship and defiance, as resonant today as it was when it was first published nearly 50 years ago.
Guy Montag was a fireman whose job it was to start fires...
The system was simple. Everyone understood it. Books were for burning ... along with the houses in which they were hidden.
Guy Montag enjoyed his job. He had been a fireman for ten years, and he had never questioned the pleasure of the midnight runs nor the joy of watching pages consumed by flames... never questioned anything until he met a seventeen-year-old girl who told him of a past when people were not afraid.
Then he met a professor who told him of a future in which people could think... and Guy Montag suddenly realized what he had to do!
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LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - mbmackay - LibraryThing
I've always been aware of this book, and always assumed I'd read it in the 1970s, but on this "second" reading, I was surprised to find that I've never read it. This is an interesting book. It's not ... 閱讀評論全文
LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - browner56 - LibraryThing
In a future dystopian world, firemen start fires rather than put them out. In particular, their specific task is to burn any printed material they find. Books have been banned by a government ... 閱讀評論全文