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Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury
Fahrenheit 451 tells of a future where books have been banned and entertainment is designed to dull the senses of the masses. A fireman named Montag goes from burning books to discover what has been lost by his society. He must make a choice of what he will do with his discovery and it could cost him everything.
What can I say, we love dystopian sci-fi books. At almost 70 years old this book holds up almost too well as we see a vision of our own future. Disconnected by their earbuds and their reality TV, this book serves as a warning of things possibly to come.
Listen to our discussion on Farhenheit 451 here on Reading Radio.
For the record Jason was not making up words:
13+ based on the complexity of language and darkness of some topics covered.
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