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Bob Pepper (3) Fahrenheit 451

Nov 6th, 2009 | Categories: Bob Pepper | Illustration | Sci-Fi

Bob  Pepper - Fahrenheit 451

More Bob Pepper cover art, this piece featured on a Ballatine Edition of Ray Bradbury’s classic dystopian novel “Fahrenheit 451″  first published in 1951.

Bradbury’s vision is of an America where anarchic hedonism is rife and the possessing and reading of book is highly illegal. The Novels central character is Guy Montag a ‘fireman’ which actual means bookburner, and thus refers to the title fahrenheit 451 is the temperature at which paper ignites… read more about it at wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fahrenheit_451

Image via Flickr user mystique123_2000

Comments 2

  1. Great Bob Pepper piece, but for me the 451 cover I love the most is the one by Barron Storey.

    One of my favorite books of all time.

    Thanks for gathering all these amazing images on the blog. Great work.

  2. Kie says:

    Thanks for the Comment Paul… yeah a really nice example of Bob Pepper’s work, not seen the Barron Storey cover… I’ll hunt that down too!

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