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I think that this book, really discusses how the government does watch everything you do, and it is really hard to live a private life.

Review: 1984

User Review  - Jenn - Goodreads

1984, by George Orwell is an interesting dystopian novel that originally was used as a political attempt to warm citizens about totalitarian governments. This book takes place in a nation called ... Read full review

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User Review  - DD - Goodreads

Interesting and the ending I did not predict, which I always like. Read full review

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User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

There's nobody quite like Orwell when it comes to political commentary and profound social insight. His skill in weaving together the narrative keeps you attentive and interested as you follow Winston ... Read full review

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User Review  - Damien Roberts - Goodreads

I can completely see how this is someone's favorite book, I can see why someone would rate it five stars instead of four. My main, and only criticism of this classic is that the character development ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rui Pacheco - Goodreads

A short and scary story. What seems to be some vague description of some episodes in the life of a man in a dystopian future (in the year of 1984), hides in plain sight some deep thoughts about what ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elena Tcifarkina - Goodreads

I just adore antiutopias! I can't help imagining myself living in such a world with such rules and drawing parallels with current affairs of state. Although I found this book to be too visibly divided ... Read full review

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User Review  - Savannah Lott - Goodreads

Winston Smith is living in a world where freedom is slavery. No one is human because of the tyranny of Big Brother. Winston, however, frees himself and secretly rebels with Julia, a girl that's been ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

Dystopian and depressingly accurate about the tendencies if not the particulars of government empowered. I wish every citizen of America would constantly have present in every political discussion the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alastair Crawford - Goodreads

I read this book in 1984, as an awkward 3rd former in a horrible boarding school, but I can't remember to what extent I recognised Winston's dystopic London as a parallel to my own horror. I only read ... Read full review


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