1984: a novel

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New American Library, 1983 - Fiction - 268 pages
1264 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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Awesome premise, great writing. - Goodreads
Boring. Hard to read. - Goodreads
Loved this, thought the ending was AWESOME. - Goodreads
The prose was clunky. - Goodreads
An amazing book, with an amazing storyline and plot. - Goodreads
After slow start, the novel picked up the pace. - Goodreads

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As my first choice book I read 1984 by George Orwell, I really enjoyed how he structured the plot at some points. But I easily have some questions on why he decided to write a couple parts the way he ... Read full review

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User Review  - Danielle Smith - Goodreads

I wasn't disappointed. After countless pop culture references to this book and it cropping up on every list of "books you must read" I can honestly say that I went into it expecting greatness but ... 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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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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