This is a brand new Suntup Press edition of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury & signed by Neil Gaiman, Julia Griffin, and Jonathan R. Only 250 of this will be made and this is for #156. This year marks the Centennial of Ray Bradburys birth, and to celebrate the life and work of this beloved and visionary author, Suntup Editions is delighted to announce a fine press limited edition of Fahrenheit 451.Highly regarded as Ray Bradburys masterpiece, Fahrenheit 451 depicts a dystopian society in which all books are outlawed and burned. The novel follows the personal evolution and journey of Guy Montag, from a fireman for whom it is a pleasure to burn books, to a man disillusioned with the censoring of knowledge and dedicated to the preservation of literature. In a 1956 interview, Bradbury said, I wrote this book at a time when I was worried about the way things were going in this country four years ago. Too many people were afraid of their shadows; there was a threat of book burning. Many of the books were being taken off the shelves at that time.
Bradbury has also described the book as a commentary on resistance to conformity, and how mass media can create a lack of interest in reading literature. Though considered one of the greatest science-fiction novels of all time, much of Fahrenheit 451 has become science-fact. The novel predicted earbud headphones, flatscreen televisions, and 24-hour banking machines.
In 1954, Fahrenheit 451 won the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature and the Commonwealth Club of California Gold Medal. It later won the Prometheus Hall of Fame Award in 1984, and a Retro Hugo Award in 2004, one of only seven Best Novel Retro Hugo Awards ever given. 6 x 9 trim size. Quarter bound in Italian cloth with decorative French marbled paper covers.
Introduction by NY Times Bestselling author, Neil Gaiman. Six full color illustrations by Julia Griffin. 77-page bonus section on the history, context and criticism of the novel edited by Jonathan R. Signed by Neil Gaiman, Julia Griffin, and Jonathan R. Includes Bradburys short story The Pedestrian and his novella The Fireman, which later evolved into Fahrenheit 451.Printed letterpress on Mohawk Superfine. Housed in a dual cloth covered slipcase with hot foil stamping on the spine. The item "Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury SIGNED NEIL GAIMAN Suntup Press Limited 1/250" is in sale since Thursday, May 14, 2020.
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