Top Marketplace offers for ISBN

9780062071026

A Pleasure to Burn: Fahrenheit 451 Stories

Bradbury, Ray

3.95 avg rating
( 442 ratings by GoodReads )
Not the book you're looking for? Search for all books with this author and title
Image Not Available

Grandmasterof American Letters Ray Bradbury presents the 16 vintage stories and novellasthat informed and prefigured the creation of his dystopian classic,  Fahrenheit451. Collecting rare and unknown tales as well as notable early triumphs, A Pleasure to Burn offers an unparalleled window into Bradbury’s creativeprocess, and a unique glimpse at the evolution of one of the greatest works of20 th century American literature. Absolutely essential for fans ofBradbury books like Dandelion Wine, Something Wicked This Way Comes, The Illustrated Man, and The Martian Chronicles—and for readersof William Golding, George Orwell, Aldous Huxley, and other titans ofspeculative fiction— A Pleasure to Burn illuminates the unusual hiddencorners of Bradbury’s expansive imagination, revealing a creative force asvivid and powerful as the hottest burning flame.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451 is an enduring masterwork of twentieth-century American literature—a chilling vision of a dystopian future built on the foundations of ignorance, censorship, and brutal repression. The origins and evolution of Bradbury’s darkly magnificent tale are explored in A Pleasure to Burn, a collection of sixteen selected shorter works that prefigure the grand master’s landmark novel. Classic, thematically interrelated stories alongside many crucial lesser-known ones—including, at the collection’s heart, the novellas “Long After Midnight” and “The Fireman”—A Pleasure to Burn is an indispensable companion to the most powerful work of America’s preeminent storyteller, a wondrous confirmation of the inimitable Bradbury’s brilliance, magic . . . and fire.

About the Author:

In a career spanning more than seventy years, Ray Bradbury, who died on June 5, 2011 at the age of 91, inspired generations of readers to dream, think, and create. A prolific author of hundreds of short stories and close to fifty books, as well as numerous poems, essays, operas, plays, teleplays, and screenplays, Bradbury was one of the most celebrated writers of our time. His groundbreaking works include Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, Dandelion Wine, and Something Wicked This Way Comes. He wrote the screen play for John Huston's classic film adaptation of Moby Dick, and was nominated for an Academy Award. He adapted sixty-five of his stories for television's The Ray Bradbury Theater, and won an Emmy for his teleplay of The Halloween Tree. He was the recipient of the 2000 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the 2004 National Medal of Arts, and the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Special Citation, among many honors.

Throughout his life, Bradbury liked to recount the story of meeting a carnival magician, Mr. Electrico, in 1932. At the end of his performance Electrico reached out to the twelve-year-old Bradbury, touched the boy with his sword, and commanded, "Live forever!" Bradbury later said, "I decided that was the greatest idea I had ever heard. I started writing every day. I never stopped."

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$
US$ 8.92

Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Bradbury, Ray Author
Published by William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN 10: 0062071025 ISBN 13: 9780062071026
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Qwestbooks COM LLC
(Bensalem, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow Paperbacks. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0062071025. Bookseller Inventory # Z0062071025ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Bradbury, Ray Author
Published by William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN 10: 0062071025 ISBN 13: 9780062071026
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Booklot COM LLC
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow Paperbacks. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0062071025. Bookseller Inventory # Z0062071025ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Bradbury, Ray Author
Published by William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN 10: 0062071025 ISBN 13: 9780062071026
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Bookhouse COM LLC
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow Paperbacks. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0062071025. Bookseller Inventory # Z0062071025ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Bradbury, Ray Author
Published by William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN 10: 0062071025 ISBN 13: 9780062071026
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Vital Products COM LLC
(southampton, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow Paperbacks. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0062071025. Bookseller Inventory # Z0062071025ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Bradbury, Ray Author
Published by William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN 10: 0062071025 ISBN 13: 9780062071026
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
BookShop4U
(PHILADELPHIA, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow Paperbacks. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0062071025. Bookseller Inventory # Z0062071025ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Bradbury, Ray Author
Published by William Morrow Paperbacks 2011-08-02 (2011)
ISBN 10: 0062071025 ISBN 13: 9780062071026
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ebooksweb COM LLC
(Bensalem, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow Paperbacks 2011-08-02, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 0062071025. Bookseller Inventory # Z0062071025ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Bradbury, Ray Author
Published by William Morrow Paperbacks (2011)
ISBN 10: 0062071025 ISBN 13: 9780062071026
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow Paperbacks, 2011. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Grandmasterof American Letters Ray Bradbury presents the 16 vintage stories and novellasthat informed and prefigured the creation of his dystopian classic, Fahrenheit451. Collecting rare and unknown tales as well as notable early triumphs,A Pleasure to Burn offers an unparalleled window into Bradbury's creativeprocess, and a unique glimpse at the evolution of one of the greatest works of20th century American literature. Absolutely essential for fans ofBradbury books like Dandelion Wine, Something Wicked This Way Comes,The Illustrated Man, and The Martian Chroniclesand for readersof William Golding, George Orwell, Aldous Huxley, and other titans ofspeculative fictionA Pleasure to Burn illuminates the unusual hiddencorners of Bradbury's expansive imagination, revealing a creative force asvivid and powerful as the hottest burning flame. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0062071025

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Bradbury, Ray Author
Published by Harpercollins (2011)
ISBN 10: 0062071025 ISBN 13: 9780062071026
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harpercollins, 2011. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VC-9780062071026

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 7.06
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Bradbury, Ray Author
Published by Harper Collins Publishers
ISBN 10: 0062071025 ISBN 13: 9780062071026
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Collins Publishers. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0062071025

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Bradbury, Ray Author
Published by HARPER PERENNIAL, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0062071025 ISBN 13: 9780062071026
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HARPER PERENNIAL, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 198 x 135 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Ray Bradbury s novel Fahrenheit 451 is an enduring masterwork of twentieth-century American literature--a chilling vision of a dystopian future built on the foundations of ignorance, censorship, and brutal repression. The origins and evolution of Bradbury s darkly magnificent tale are explored in A Pleasure to Burn, a collection of sixteen selected shorter works that prefigure the grand master s landmark novel. Classic, thematically interrelated stories alongside many crucial lesser-known ones--including, at the collection s heart, the novellas Long After Midnight and The Fireman --A Pleasure to Burn is an indispensable companion to the most powerful work of America s preeminent storyteller, a wondrous confirmation of the inimitable Bradbury s brilliance, magic . . . and fire. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780062071026

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 12.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book