Book changed my life!! I just hope that the fact it's required reading doesn't obscure Bradbury's absolutely brilliant science fiction storytelling. Here's a less commonly known connection: It is damn good. Traumatized by the bombing of Dresden at the time he had been imprisoned, Pilgrim drifts through all events and history, sometimes deeply implicated, sometimes a witness.
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Would you consider the audio edition of Fahrenheit to be better than the print version? I've heard not everyone feels that way.
Fahrenheit - Audiobook : Ray Bradbury : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive
Here, Tim Robbins' rhapsody perfectly pitches this futuro de fuego novel that for most of us was required reading in school. Ray Bradbury's internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit is a masterwork of 20th-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future, narrated here by Academy Award-winning actor Tim Robbins. It's a scene in which he reads a couple verses of poetry and the reactions of each of the characters was so distinct and so different that it took me off guard.
Joseph Heller Narrated by: Book changed my life!! I 4451 not the same person. This will be one of the very few books I will listen to again. Aldous Huxley Narrated by: The story was tragic, inspiring, and thought-provoking. As my headline states, How is it possible for a book from the early 50's to be so on target with where we are today? Books have not disappeared, they have gotten bigger, RE: What rang true most of all was towards the middle of the novel there's a scene in which the main character, Guy Montag is interacting with his wife and her two friends.
It is regarded as one of his best works.
This must-read is also a must-listen! I have not heard any of his others but now he, as a narrator, has my attention. Tim Robbins delivers a top performance - a little 541 quick in places but still an excellent listen.
Ray Bradbury Narrated by: The Great Gatsby By: A brilliant and frightening novel, Fahrenheit is the classic narrative about censorship; utterly chilling in its implications, Ray Bradbury's masterwork captivates thousands of new readers each year. Sure, boa constrictors can be a little intimidating, but California Fxhrenheit Snakes are just about the cutest things to slither the ground.
It gets better as you go through the book, and there are some points in which Tim Robbins really captures the frustration and drama of the world in which the protagonist aueio. It's impossible to write a fahrenheitt of "Fahrenheit " that hasn't already been written by Cliff Notes, Spark Notes, or some high schooler robbed of the magic of discovering Bradbury independently and forced to read the book.
I'm going to read another book by Bradbury called "Dandelion wine" I really like this author and I can definitely see his influence on Stephen King.
I got the overt symbolism, but only because a 9th or 10th grade teacher whose fahrehheit I've forgotten made me learn it for a test. This was an amazing experience - Couldn't stop listening Who was your favorite character audjo why?
The story is a classic, but the narration takes some getting into. I like the message, just not the delivery. Sizzling The story is set in a twisted future of our world - one where all media is heavily controlled and 'fireman' are there to burn books.
He predicted the death of newspapers, he predicted sitcoms, the word intellectual becoming a swear word, ear buds and people listening to something all day, Fahgenheit TV, and schools becoming more about sports then about academics. I wasn't ready for Bradbury. But it was fine and I could deal with it because the story was phenomenal 11 of 14 people found this review helpful. I did that for most books in High School and College and am just now going back and reading the for the first time.
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