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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Plot: Brillaint Writing: Flawless Execution: Impeccable - Goodreads
I loathed the ending. - Goodreads
I thought the imagery was amazing. - Goodreads
And also relativism vs. - Goodreads
Awesome premise, great writing. - Goodreads
Julia's characterization was so dull. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ten Zi - Goodreads

Worth the time, worth the effort, worth reading. Best way to appreciate this is not by reading reviews but by reading the actual book/story. 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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