Fahrenheit 451
Genres
Speculative fiction
Utopian and dystopian fiction
Children's literature
Dystopia
Fiction
Science Fiction
First Published
1953
Subjects
Bibliophilia
American science fiction
Literature
Book burning
Classics
Drama
English Language
English Literature
Censorship
Literary criticism
Original Language
English Language
Author
Ray Bradbury
Category
Book

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 ... more on Wikipedia

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