1984: a novel

Front Cover
New American Library, 1983 - Fiction - 268 pages
1048 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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
527
4 stars
335
3 stars
118
2 stars
40
1 star
28

Review: 1984

User Review  - Goodreads

“Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.” Orwell caught me off guard. After slow start, the novel picked up the pace. It was depressing, dark and hopeless. For some reason ... Read full review

Review: 1984

User Review  - Kaya - Goodreads

“Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.” Orwell caught me off guard. After slow start, the novel picked up the pace. It was depressing, dark and hopeless. For some reason ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
2
Section 3
5
Copyright

30 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

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.

Bibliographic information