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Guy Montag works at the fire department. His colleagues are called Mr. Black and Mr. Stoneman. The superior of this fire station is the intellectual Captain Beatty. Guy is married to the conformist and superficial Mildred. Their relationship is cold and pragmatic. She reports him for hiding books. She thus avoids punishment. She leaves him without a word. Mildred's friends are called Mrs. Phelps and Mrs. Bowles. Like her, they are well-adjusted citizens: They have also reported Guy for book possession.

Clarisse McClellan is the self-thinking and fun-loving daughter of the Montags' new suspected neighbors, who live very differently from ordinary citizens. She dies in a mysterious accident. Guy befriends a former literature professor named Faber, whom ...

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