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I highly recommend that anyone who is interested in dystopian, sci-fi novels or political science read this book. It is shocking how much it predicted correctly about our world today, from governments and monopolies spying on us to governments punishing those who criticize them. It will definitely make you consider your political alignments, regardless of where you fall relative to center. I will warn prospective readers that this book is a difficult read and a long read. There is very little dialogue, so the pages are very long and written similarly to Tolkien: pages upon pages of world-building that doesn't immediately appear to have any impact on the plot. Otherwise, the plot is brilliantly executed. It does follow some cliches about British peasants and other social classes, but even that's part of the plot. As far as plot goes, there is a huge twist that came out of nowhere at the end. Well, it was foreshadowed brilliantly, but being used to contemporary dystopian novels, I was not prepared for the ending. If you're up to the task, you will be greatly rewarded for reading this book. 

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Really boring book and has a giant plot hole. Future accuracy is uncanny, though.

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I read this book while I was sitting in jail a little while back. I didn't know quite what to expect. Of course I had heard about the book, as well as George Orwell, but I had never read any of his work. It hooked me right away. I tore through the pages faster than I had done in a good while. I wanted to see how Winston made out. When Julia came into the story, I was sure that it would have a happy ending. To keep it short, this was a most depressing and terrifying experience. Just to realize how close to that kind of government is a very scary thing. It also brought forth ideas like: "history is written by the winners." Only more...I can very much see society becoming something like this, maybe it already is. Anyway, its a great read. I recommend it to everyone. 

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have to read

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This book is so stupid i do not get it At all !!!!

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A Timeless Warning
An unflinching and insightful look into humanity that seems to grow in relevance year after year.

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Must read.
Mr. Orwell matters.

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So boring. Winston is a sick pervert who dreams of this girl and to do sexual things to her then murder her. Makes no since and it is a long book on absolute bullsh!t of a topic. I fell a sleep.

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Kinda slow, but well written

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As a 10 year old I read this book as I get older I continue to love it

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