A few nights ago, I turned the final page of Ray Bradbury’s seminal work Fahrenheit 451—and found myself wondering how and where Bradbury gained his awe-inspiring prescience, because the dystopian world he created in 1953 is a little too close to the real world of 2015. 672 more words
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A week or two ago, the Curmudgeonly Lion was teasing me about not having read “Fahrenheit 451″.
As a book commonly prescribed for high school reading programs it struck him as funny that I’d slogged my way through a number of the classics and yet had missed this one. 844 more words