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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Awesome premise, great writing. - Goodreads
Boring. Hard to read. - Goodreads
Loved this, thought the ending was AWESOME. - Goodreads
The prose was clunky. - Goodreads
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After slow start, the novel picked up the pace. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Julian Mirano - Goodreads

"Power is not a means; it is the end." "That is the world we are preparing, Winston. A world of victory after victory." These quote, to me, summarize the entire book. They were finally the answers to ... Read full review

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User Review  - ZoŽ (readbyzoe) - Goodreads

Goodness gracious this was very unsettling. I'm already a pretty paranoid person, so the idea of Big Brother was both very intriguing but also extremely frightening. I really enjoyed reading this, but ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Copyright

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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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