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Fahrenheit 451 is set in a grim alternate-future setting ruled by a tyrannical government in which firemen as we understand them no longer exist: Here, firemen don't douse fires, they ignite them. And they do this specifically in homes that house the most evil of evils: books.

Books are illegal in Bradbury's world, but books are not what his fi

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Paperback, 96 pages
Published December 12th 1986 by Dramatic Pub.
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Beatty: "Blacks don't like Little Black Sambo. Burn it. White people hate Uncle Tom's Cabin. Burn it. The Jews? Hate Fagin in Oliver Twist. Burn Fagin. The Irish? Think Sean O'Casey is out to get them. Burn O'Casey. The Russians? Hate the Wall Street Journal. Where's my match? The Republicans? Detest the Communist Manifesto. Light the fire. Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice? Women's Lib hates that. Old-fashioned female, old-fashioned ways. Into the furnace. Proust's Remembrance of Things Past. T ...more
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This playscript version is even better
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American novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, screenwriter and poet, was born August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois. He graduated from a Los Angeles high school in 1938. Although his formal education ended there, he became a "student of life," selling newspapers on L.A. street corners from 1938 to 1942, spending his nights in the public library and his days at the typewriter. He bec ...more
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