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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I loathed the ending. - Goodreads
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I can actually remember when 1984 was the distant-seeming future. Although it has become dated in some ways, 1984 remains relevant today, serving as a reminder of how easily freedom can be redefined ... Read full review

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Hands-down, one of the best dystopian novels I have ever had the pleasure of reading. You won't understand this really unless you've read the book. There are tons of reviews already, so...high school ... 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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