Book Review: “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury

Michael Palmer

fahrenheit 451Recently I have had the privilege of being selected to participate in World Book Night 2013. If WBN is new to you, the general goal of world book night is to, “Spread the love of reading, person to person.”

If you haven’t heard of WBN, I would encourage you to take a few moments and research what they are about. The chance to pass of the love of reading to others, especially in our media frenzied culture, is vitally important.

The book I will be passing out on April 24th is Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury.

This was a book I was excited to read. Having read Brave New World and 1984, I have found that I am typically a fan of books with where the setting lies in a cold, haunting dystopian futures. Strange? Sure…there is just something intriguing about them.

Originally published in 1953, Bradbury…

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