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Fahrenheit Author: Ray BradburyNarrator: Christopher HurtThe system was simple, books were for burning, along with the houses in which. Editors Select, October - I credit Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit as one of the books that sparked my love of reading, and now that I'm an avid listener, I'm. Fahrenheit Audiobook .. Fahrenheit Audiobook. Letter to a Young Lady in Paris by, Julio Cortazar. 11th Grade Common Core Suggested Reading.

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Audio Book Fahrenheit 451

Bradbury's iconic novel about the dangers of complacency and the value of curiosity gains a solid new voice with this audio performance. Tim Robbins p. Fahrenheit Audiobook Free | Fahrenheit (audiobooks): free download audio book. aracer.mobi: Fahrenheit (Audible Audio Edition): Ray Bradbury, Christopher Hurt, Inc. Blackstone Audio: Books.

Fahrenheit is set in a grim alternate-future setting ruled by a tyrannical government in which firemen as we understand them no longer exist: Here, firemen don't douse fires, they ignite them. And they do this specifically in homes that house the most evil of evils: Books are illegal in Bradbury's world, but books are not what his fictional -- yet extremely plausible -- government fears: They fear the knowledge one pulls from books. Through the government's incessant preaching, the inhabitants of this place have come to loathe books and fear those who keep and attempt to read them. They see such people as eccentric, dangerous, and threatening to the tranquility of their state. But one day a fireman named Montag meets a young girl who demonstrates to him the beauty of books, of knowledge, of conceiving and sharing ideas; she wakes him up, changing his life forever. When Montag's previously held ideology comes crashing down around him, he is forced to reconsider the meaning of his existence and the part he plays.

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WordPress Shortcode. Published in: Full Name Comment goes here. Are you sure you want to Yes No. Be the first to like this. No Downloads. Views Total views. Actions Shares. Embeds 0 No embeds. No notes for slide. This study guide was written with the assumption that you have read Fahrenheit Reading a literary work doesn't mean that you immediately grasp the major themes and devices used by the author; this study guide will help supplement your reading to be sure you get all you can from Bradbury's Fahrenheit CliffsNotes Review tests your comprehension of the original text and reinforces learning with questions and answers, practice projects, and more.

Kristi Hiner. Narrated By: Tim Wheeler Publisher: I'd recommend it to anyone. Tim Robbins was incredible often hooked me in and the ending was so emotional but full of hope. I won't be getting one narrated by Tim again. The plot is ok, it's well written, and badly narrated. 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. The lead character is conflicted - does he maintain the status quo or challenge it?

Is the lesser life currently provided safer or happier?

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Should he make a stand? The message behind the story is similar to George Orwell's but told it's unique way. Tim Robbins delivers a top performance - a little too quick in places but still an excellent listen. This book is a stark reminder of a reality we may face in the future. This is a great book. Satirical but not comedic. It is a dark tale of personal redemption and a societal correction after society has taken some very wrong turns.

Robbins is great as a narrator. Tim Robbins was very,very good as Montag. Totally ruined the ending. Tim Robbins should do more books. There aren't enough stars to rate the performance of this audio book. Tim Robbins is brilliant.

I was on the edge of my seat.

Fahrenheit 451 Audiobook

So good. It's 67 years old and will remain just as relevant today as it was then as it will be a thousand years from now. This is a great story that everyone should read especially these days in a multimedia world which almost directly reflects the world described by Ray Bradbury.

I like Tim Robbins as an actor but I am disappointed with this presentation. It is over dramatic at times with gasping and shouting and his voice choices are not as good as they could be. His female voices sound like Monty Python's Mrs Knickerbater at times. I won't write much beyond, Read this! I didn't regret the five hour audio one second. The characters are striking without being shallow.

The development of plot and character fast-paced and action packed without losing a smidgen of ability to make you think. The commentary on culture, society, even just being alive is perhaps even more appropriate now than it was at the time of writing. Enjoy this book for some perspective on how you live your own life and help to see our time and society more clearly.

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I love the story- it is worth reading or listening to. She could have been given any number of voices but he chose this one I personally find it a poor choice and does not reflect a greater understanding of female characters and their roles.

Your audiobook is waiting… Fahrenheit Ray Bradbury. Narrated by: Tim Robbins. People who bought this also bought George Orwell Narrated by: Simon Prebble Length: Animal Farm By: Ralph Cosham Length: Brave New World By: Aldous Huxley Narrated by: Michael York Length: Slaughterhouse-Five By: Kurt Vonnegut Narrated by: James Franco Length: Fahrenheit By: Ray Bradbury Narrated by: Christophe Montenez Length: Catch By: Joseph Heller Narrated by: Jay O.

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Robbins' tone expertly mirrors the story's narrative — shifting effortlessly from somber and contemplative to suspenseful and terrifying. Each character, from the rebellious protagonist Guy Montag, to the enigmatic Clarisse McClellan, to the gruff Captain Beatty is distinct and realistic, making this frightening future seem all the more possible.

Whether you enjoyed the book in a high school English class or never quite got around to it, every book lover should experience this poignant version of a dystopian classic. Publisher's Summary Earphones Award Winner AudioFile Magazine 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. Critic Reviews "Bradbury's iconic novel about the dangers of complacency and the value of curiosity gains a solid new voice with this audio performance.

Tim Robbins puts his acting prowess to use here, creating superb dialogue and striding confidently through powerful speeches that celebrate books and warn against the lure of technology. Protagonist Montag burns with all the earnestness of a man eager for change; Faber's aged scholar simmers with cautious hope; Mildred's vacuous presence echoes emptily.

Robbins provides the theatrical with the expected confidence, but he also makes good use of quiet in this production. He makes Bradbury's words even more powerful by remembering to pause at opportune moments to let them sink in. Narrator Robert Altman Robert Altman.

What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. site Reviews. Sort by: Most Helpful Most Recent. Joel Prescott Classic, but… I honestly was not please with the story. Darwin8u W Perry Hall Katy Sarah Nelson Can Tim Robbins read me all of my books? Jim "The Impatient" DBick Book changed my life!!

But it was fine and I could deal with it because the story was phenomenal 13 of 16 people found this review helpful. Devante B. We should shrink billboards! Gohar Classic short and trippy This book has its moments where it starts blabbering like a trippy radio station.

Show More. Mr Fantastic story, worth getting into Alexander Glimpse of the future? site Customer Superb I loved every single word and enjoyed every second listening to this book. Mike Mc Great thought provoking story Excellent narration and well worth a listen. Kindle Customer Fahrenheit Compulsive listening. Amy Connolly Sally Thanks Tim Robbins was incredible often hooked me in and the ending was so emotional but full of hope 4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

B Breen Not great. 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.

Nafees Hadyn Breathtaking This book is a stark reminder of a reality we may face in the future 1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

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A wonderful satire. Or a glimpse of the future MarnieB Amanda Need more stars There aren't enough stars to rate the performance of this audio book. Tim Robbins is a fantastic dramatic reader So good. Richard Try Irenie Vivid character, change, and commentary I won't write much beyond, Read this! Anonymous User

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