FAHRENHEIT 451

FAHRENHEIT 451

Editorial:
HARPER COLLINS ENGLISH LIBRARY
Año de edición:
Materia
Lengua inglesa
ISBN:
978-0-00-654606-1
Páginas:
172
Encuadernación:
Bolsillo
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The hauntingly prophetic classic novel set in a not-too-distant future where books are burned by a special task force of firemen.

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 novel of a post-literate future, ?Fahrenheit 451? stands alongside Orwell?s ?1984? and Huxley?s ?Brave New World? as a prophetic account of Western civilization?s enslavement by the media, drugs and conformity.

Bradbury?s powerful and poetic prose combines with uncanny insight into the potential of technology to create a novel which over fifty years from first publication, still has the power to dazzle and shock.

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