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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This might very well be my favorite read of 2015 and easily ranks as one of my top all-time. I found myself riveted by the unwinding plight of Winston and Julia under the watchful eye of Big Brother ... Read full review

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Probably the best inadvertent Halloween book I could have picked up this month. I'm sure I was suppose to read this at some point in my schooling but I never did but I don't think I would have enjoyed ... Read full review


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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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