I recently finished this wonderful book. At only 227 pages long, it was an absolute joy to read, and planted a lot of things to think about in my mind.
The temperature at which book-paper catches fire and burns
Guy Montage is a fireman. His job is to burn books, which are forbidden, being the source of all discord and unhappiness. Even so, Montag is not happy; there is discord in his marriage.
Are books hidden in his house? The Mechanical Hound of the Fire Department, armed with a lethal hypodermic, escorted by helicopters, is ready to track down those dissidents who defy society to preserve and read books.