The Buckets by Greg Cravens

The Buckets

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  1. Number Six

    Number Six said, almost 3 years ago

    For imagination, wonderful characters and humour – I recommend the Discworld novels!



  2. x_Tech

    x_Tech GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    I read that book in HS. I decided I was all against book burning cus I sure as heck didn’t to spend my time memorizing The Great Gatsby (which would have been near the top of my list of books to burn).

  3. celecca

    celecca GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Had to read it in HS. But I re-read it 2 years ago, after 30+ years of RL, and it reverberated more in my heart and head.

  4. sottwell

    sottwell said, almost 3 years ago

    The fear was that ignorance would be enforced from the top. I guess they never figured that the people themselves would prefer ignorance.

  5. heligmyer

    heligmyer said, almost 3 years ago

    @Number Six

    I second that!

  6. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave said, almost 3 years ago

    Happening as we speak
    They’re just not burning them…

  7. Vice Admiral Allan

    Vice Admiral Allan GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    As a Canadian, I was not forced to read that book.
    However, a movie I was forced to watch (and wish I could find…) was Voyage of the Mimi. Le Sigh

  8. Vice Admiral Allan

    Vice Admiral Allan GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Well I’ll eat my hat …
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kvz1Ey2JipI

  9. ChessPirate

    ChessPirate said, almost 3 years ago

    Your point being, Larry?

  10. Llywus42

    Llywus42 said, almost 3 years ago

    Odd that so many folks say they were “forced” to read it in H.S. I was a fan of Bradbury since Junior High and had read F451 when I was 13 or 14. Read it again about a decade later.

  11. Comic Minister

    Comic Minister said, almost 3 years ago

    Agreed Larry.

  12. dzw3030

    dzw3030 said, almost 3 years ago

    @Number Six

    One of many things I love about Mr. Pratchett is his sympathetic, character, DEATH. I retired from a National Lab and know for certain he understood The Auditors from personal experience.

  13. Number Three

    Number Three said, almost 3 years ago

    LOL LOL… Excellent!

    xxx

  14. patlaborvi

    patlaborvi said, almost 3 years ago

    A few years ago there was a Ray Bradbury collection that came out (I think it was one more for the Road) and the cover of the collection showed a hitch-hiking skeloten and in the background was a highway sign that said 451.

  15. patlaborvi

    patlaborvi said, almost 3 years ago

    I just found the cover I was talking about, check it out.

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