1984: a novel

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New American Library, 1983 - Fiction - 268 pages
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For use in schools and libraries only. Portrays life in a future time when a totalitarian government watches over all citizens and directs all activities. 1984 is still the great modern classic of "negative utopia" in its representation of an imaginary world that is completely convincing.

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After reading this book, I was seized with fear. I think this story is more horrible than any other horror novels. I took long time to read this book. But it is valuable! At first, I could not ... Read full review

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If you havent read this book you should. It was written many years ago but outlines exactly what we as the US are going through right now. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
26
Section 3
98
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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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