1984 (Google eBook)

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct 17, 1983 - Fiction - 648 pages
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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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Awesome premise, great writing. - Goodreads
Boring. Hard to read. - Goodreads
Loved this, thought the ending was AWESOME. - Goodreads
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An amazing book, with an amazing storyline and plot. - Goodreads
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User Review  - David Areyzaga - Goodreads

This will certainly be a depressing reading since it tells you what you already know, but it has the guts to actually put it on paper. I can't speak about the plot, because the novel speaks for itself ... Read full review

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User Review  - Masih - Goodreads

It is a rightly acclaimed novel written by the author of animal farm. Its story is based on socialism and its consequences on individual freedom and their lifestyle. Orwell, the author, depicts the ... 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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