1984: a novel

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New American Library, 1983 - Fiction - 268 pages
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For use in schools and libraries only. Portrays life in a future time when a totalitarian government watches over all citizens and directs all activities. 1984 is still the great modern classic of "negative utopia" in its representation of an imaginary world that is completely convincing.

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The ending, that's what I liked the best. - weRead
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I have to say that I was finding it to be the 'best' book ever till halfway through. But then, I started getting restless because, to be honest, I couldn't see the point or the goal of it. There was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rakesh Kadarkarai - Flipkart

Really good book, if you are into sci-fi, social fantasy types. And it has spawned so many great books inspired by it speaks more about its impact than what words can Look for the many layered insights it gives about oppression and false righteousness in the society Read full review

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About the author (1983)

GEORGE ORWELL (1903-1950)?was born in India and served with the Imperial Police in Burma before joining the Republican Army in the Spanish Civil War. Orwell was the author of six novels?as well as numerous essays and nonfiction works.

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