Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party. In his longing for truth and liberty, Smith begins a secret love affair with a fellow-worker Julia, but soon discovers the true price of freedom is betrayal.
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I read this book in high school and its my favorite book to date. It made me fall in love with dystopian novels. I recently had a yearning to read it again so I ordered it in hardcover because I adore ... Read full review
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I love this story. It is an excellent depiction of how the author, George Orwell, sees the future. The Charecters are captivating, and the story leaves you at the edge of your seat (especially when ... Read full review