1984

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Harper Collins, Apr 2, 2013 - Fiction - 335 pages
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It is 1984. The world is in a state of perpetual war and Big Brother sees and controls all. Winston Smith, a member of the Outer Party and propaganda-writer at the Ministry of Truth, is keeping a journal he should not be keeping and falling in love with Julia, a woman he should not be seeing. Outwardly compliant, Winston dreams of rebellion against the oppressive Big Brother, risking everything to recover his lost sense of individuality and control of his own future.

One of the best-selling books of the twentieth century, 1984 is the dystopian classic that introduced such Orwellian terms as “Big Brother”, “doublethink”, “Newspeak” and “thoughtcrime” to the collective consciousness, giving official terminology to state-sanctioned deception, surveillance, and historical revisionism.

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Fantastic artwork with precise prediction of future upcoming events; in one word TERRIFIC.
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wtf. oi y wuld ne1 do this. if ma govnrment did dis id jst lk fuk em up so hrd oi fuk dat g.
pretty good though,.

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ERIC ARTHUR BLAIR (1903–1950), better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English author and journalist whose best-known works include the dystopian novel 1984 and the satirical novella Animal Farm. He is consistently ranked among the best English writers of the 20th century, and his writing has had a huge, lasting influence on contemporary culture. Several of his coined words have since entered the English language, and the word "Orwellian" is now used to describe totalitarian or authoritarian social practices.

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