Fahrenheit 451

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Guy Montag was a fireman whose job it was to start fires...The system was simple. Everyone understood it. Books were for burning...along with the houses in which they were hidden.Guy Montag enjoyed his job. He had been a fireman for ten years, and he ...Continua

The best thing about the book was the saying of one of the men who met Montag: "Don't judge a book by its cover."

And that sentence was just so beautiful and so ambiguous in that context. Anyone who has read the book knows what I mean.

Wrote 10/16/17
導論 p.14 『當然哪!在我拒絕死亡的歲月裡,我寫,我寫,我寫,不管是日正當中,或是凌晨三點,如此才能體現我的存在。』 『同樣地,我讀,我讀,我讀,從你的作品開始讀起,如此才能體現我自己的存在。』 根植於生命的幻想,將永世不滅。 p.27 『你介意我問個問題嗎?你當消防員有多久了?』 『打從我二十歲起,十年前。』 『你有沒有讀過你燒燬的任何一本書?』 他呵呵笑。『那是違法的!』 『哦,當然。』 『這是個好工作。星期一燒米雷,(註:Edna St. Vincent Millay,1892-195...Continua
"Viviamo in un tempo in cui i fiori tentano di vivere sui fiori, invece di nutrirsi di buona pioggia e di fertile limo nero."
Un bellissimo libro tragicamente visionario che fa bene al cuore e alla mente. "Ma questa è la cosa meravigliosa dell'uomo: che non si scoraggia mai, l'uomo, o non si disgusta mai fino al punto di rinunciare a rifar tutto da capo, perché sa, l'uomo,...Continua
Wrote 9/19/15
Con la scrittura di questo romanzo l'autore , già allora, aveva capito in quale direzione stavamo procedendo. Davvero.....I media e il loro potere sull'uomo. L'appiattimento delle caratteristiche individuali dell'uomo. Infatti troviamo in questo capo...Continua
Wrote 7/18/15
Un classico della fantascienza distopica. Al di là della trama, abbastanza semplice ed anche ripetuta in altre opere letterarie o cinematografiche c'è il giudizio sulle società a pensiero unico dove la cultura e la conoscenza sono proibite, il dibatt...Continua

Wrote Apr 19, 2017, 18:52
"I don't talk things, sir," said Faber. "I talk the meaning of things. I sit here and know I'm alive."
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Wrote Apr 19, 2017, 18:50
People think- wrongly- that speculative fiction is about predicting the future, but it isn't; or if it is, it tends to do a rotten job of it. Futures are huge things that come with many elements and a billion variables, and the human race has a habit...Continua
Wrote Feb 07, 2013, 14:43
'[...]We're going to meet a lot of lonely people in the next week and the next month and the next year. And when they ask us what we're doing, you can say, We're remembering. That's where we'll win out in the long run. And some day we'll remember so...Continua
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Wrote Feb 07, 2013, 14:36
'There was a damn silly bird called a Phoenix back before Christ: every few hundred years he built a pyre and burned himself up. He must have been first cousin to Man. But every time he burnt himself up he sprang out of the ashes, he got himself born...Continua
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Wrote Feb 07, 2013, 14:24
'[...]When we forget how close the wilderness is in the night, my grandpa said, some day it will come in and get us, for we will have forgotten how terrible and real it can be. You see?' Granger turned to Montag. 'Grandfather's been dead for all thes...Continua
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