1984

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct 17, 1983 - Fiction - 648 pages
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In 1984, London is a grim city where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be.

 

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Awesome premise, great writing. - Goodreads
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After slow start, the novel picked up the pace. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Emma Pascuzzi - Goodreads

1984: a novel by George Orwell. I found the life of Winston, the main character, to be a fascinating but haunting vision of the future. The story follows the life of Winston Smith as he tries to live ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mike Morrow - Goodreads

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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Contents

A Note on the Text
10
Part I
18
Part II
234
Part III
485
The Principles of Newspeak
639
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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