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Let us read the book 'Fahrenheit 451' by Ray Bradbury

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Took place 2 months ago
Thu 09 Aug 18:30 - 20:30

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Let us read the book 'Fahrenheit 451' by Ray Bradbury.

We will have 1 month to read the book and come together to Daniel`s house for snacks and to discuss the book as a book club group.

We will meet at 6.30pm until 8.30pm on THURSDAY 9th August Protected content .

As this will be the tenth book club meeting, we will discuss the book for next month.

Details of the book are as follows:

Fahrenheit Protected content a dystopian novel by American writer Ray Bradbury, published in Protected content . 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 book's tagline explains the title: "Fahrenheit Protected content the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns...".

The novel has been the subject of interpretations focusing on the historical role of book burning in suppressing dissenting ideas. In a Protected content interview, Bradbury said that he wrote Fahrenheit Protected content of his concerns at the time (during the McCarthy era) about the threat of book burning in the United States. In later years, he described the book as a commentary on how mass media reduces interest in reading literature.

Ray Douglas Bradbury (August 22, Protected content June 5, Protected content an American author and screenwriter. He worked in a variety of genres, including fantasy, science fiction, horror, and mystery fiction.

Widely known for his dystopian novel Fahrenheit Protected content , and his science-fiction and horror-story collections, The Martian Chronicles Protected content , The Illustrated Man Protected content , and I Sing the Body Electric Protected content , Bradbury was one of the most celebrated 20th- and 21st-century American writers. While most of his best known work is in speculative fiction, he also wrote in other genres, such as the coming-of-age novel Dandelion Wine Protected content the fictionalized memoir Green Shadows, White Whale Protected content .

Recipient of numerous awards, including a Protected content Citation, Bradbury also wrote and consulted on screenplays and television scripts, including Moby Dick and It Came from Outer Space. Many of his works were adapted to comic book, television, and film formats.

On his death in Protected content , The New York Times called Bradbury "the writer most responsible for bringing modern science fiction into the literary mainstream".

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