“A masterpiece . . . A glorious American classic everyone should read: It’s life-changing if you read it as a teen, and still stunning when you reread it as an adult.”
NO MAJOR SPOILERS
You know those books that are on your ‘to be read’ for an age and they never seem to make it to the top? Well, I’ve been meaning to read Fahrenheit 451 since forever and last month I finally decided to knuckle down and get it read.
I love dystopia and I’d heard such good things, I was excited once I started and I’m pleased to say it didn’t disappoint.
I’ve heard Bradbury’s style called lots of things including poetic, and while I see where that description comes from it makes him sound wordy, which he clearly isn’t. Beautiful and descriptive yet to the point, you fall right into Bradbury’s world where people just don’t want to learn any more.