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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This book was rather difficult to read. - Goodreads
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Awesome premise, great writing. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Syahira Sharif - Goodreads

There might be a slight problem when you like the worldbuilding more than you did with the story (particularly 'The Theory and Practice of Oligarchial Collectivism'). I've known about the Orwellian ... Read full review

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'It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.' Is there any better opening line to a novel? I don't care what Ishmael says I can call him. This is the one. You'll find ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Copyright

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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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