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
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I thought the imagery was amazing. - Goodreads
Julia's characterization was so dull. - Goodreads
Awesome premise, great writing. - Goodreads

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1984 by George Orwell was written to show the horrors of totalitarian state control. Living during the era of Communist Russia and the rise/fall of Nazi Germany, and seeing the oppression of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nadia Nabillah - Goodreads

Reading this book was like finding out all the crazy conspiracy theories you have ever heard of WAS true in a different life (IN THE FUTURE?). I love this book because its concept was larger than life, but still very in touch with reality. 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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