1984 (Google eBook)

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct 17, 1983 - Fiction - 648 pages
1424 Reviews

In 1984, London is a grim city where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be.

  

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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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I got through this painfully chilling novel for a second time with feelings a far cry from my first glance 15 years ago. I had this checked off as one of my "favorites!" What?!? I think it had been my ... Read full review

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depressive, makes you question humanity and what lies in the future ahead of us. Read full review

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Contents

A Note on the Text
10
Part I
18
Part II
234
Part III
485
The Principles of Newspeak
639
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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