Nineteen Eighty-Four

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BoD - Books on Demand, Jan 1, 2021 - Fiction - 276 pages
George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is unquestionably the most famous dystopian novel of all times. Written in the year of 1948, the author swapped the last two digits while describing a future totalitarian society where the minds, attitudes and actions of the subjects are thoroughly scrutinized by the "Thought Police", suspected dissidents tracked down and where the worship of the mythical party leader Big Brother is forced upon the masses. The low-ranking party member Winston Smith begins secretly to question the whole system and initiates a forbidden love affair with another party member.
 

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Here in early 2022 I thought I'd only read this polemic novel once, when I was in high school, not so long after it was published. But, I see it is already tagged as revisited. I read it as science ... Read full review

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I first read this book over 10 years ago and when I saw this audio version was available I was excited to revisit Oceania and how much further we've come to living in a world that George Orwell ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Section 4
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Section 5
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Section 6
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Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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Section 25
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 30
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Section 31
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Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 35
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Section 36
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Section 37
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Section 38
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Section 39
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Section 40
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Section 41
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George Orwell (pseudonym), was an India-born British author that lived between 1903 and 1950. He is the author of a number of books, essays and poems. Although a left-wing liberal he has reached a world-wide fame through his two novels Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four, both of which decry the Soviet-style totalitarian communism progressing during and after the second world-war.

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