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Fahrenheit 451 is a novel by Ray Bradbury. It was adapted into a film in 1966 as well as a BBC radio play, computer game and an authorised graphic novel.

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Has Ray Bradbury ever suggested what he was inspired by in writing Fahrenheit 451?

Ray Bradbury wrote Fahrenheit 451 which was published in 1953. It's set in a society where books are banned and firemen burn any that are found. It's set in a future US society and is a dystopian ...
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The time in 'Fahrenheit 451' [duplicate]

Sorry for making a duplicate thread. This was discussed around two years ago and I think we all agreed that the year was 2053. But recently I came across an article which states the setting is in 24th ...
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When is Fahrenheit 451 set?

Is there an allocated time period in Ray Bradbury's novel? I'm not too sure if there is a timeline that led up to the events in the book, so the time in which it is set is unclear to me.
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How much was Equilibrium influenced by Fahrenheit 451?

I see some similarities between the movie Equilibrium and the book Fahrenheit 451. Does anyone know if there is actually any association? or am i just looking at the extremely basic ideas of ...
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In the Fahrenheit 451˚ universe, how can they maintain 20th century technology?

20th century technology needs a lot of maintenance from educated people. If a society becomes less educated, and even illiterate by banning books, how can they maintain that level of technology, and ...
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Did the Firemen in "Fahrenheit 451" put out fires as well?

I remember they were specifically equipped to start fires. Did the "Fahrenheit 451" Firemen put out fires when they weren't burning books?
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