1984: a novel

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New American Library, 1983 - Fiction - 268 pages
1203 Reviews
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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I recently completed the journey that is reading George Orwell's classic 1984. In middle school, I'd been required to only read books of an 800 lexile or higher, and in frustration of searching for a ... Read full review

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1984 by George Orwell is an absolute classic in what should belong to the horror genre. As a story, it is complete, keeps the reader guessing, worried, and emotional, yet it does far more. While the ... Read full review

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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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