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

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User Review  - Kathleen - Goodreads

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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User Review  - Kat Stark - Goodreads

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

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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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