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Ray Bradbury: Fahrenheit 451

Saturday 22nd August 2020 was the centenary of Ray Bradbury's birth.

To celebrate, Neil Gaiman, William Shatner & Susan Orlean hosted a reading of his most famous work: Fahrenheit 451

Listen and enjoy!

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Have you ever wondered what books our School Captain or your Head of House have enjoyed reading? 

Wonder no more! 

Book Reviews

Have you read a good book recently? Write a review, send it to us and we will publish it here. 

Happy Reading!

The Rain Heron  by [Australian] Robbie Arnott has been described  as an eco-fable, a parable and myth. In the style of magical realism the story brings together Ren - a failed farmer, now living as a hermit in the mountains; Zoe - growing up on the coast, harvesting ink from squid with her aunt; and Daniel - a young medic, joining the army after a brutal coup. The evocative descriptions of the land and seascapes add further dimensions to a compelling story in which the characters, in turn, attempt to find - and hide - the mythical Rain Heron. 

Available NOW in the MHS llibrary.