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Review: 1984

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So you're reading a book and having a decent time. It's not the best thing you've ever read, but hey. It's dystopian. So you look past the terrible romance and over-the-top world building, and you ... Read full review

Review: 1984

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A book I had to read for English. Let's get to it. *fist pumps* Story: In this dystopian future, we follow the life of 39-year-old Winston Smith. Winston lives in Oceania, one of the 3 superstates of ... Read full review

Review: 1984

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The book can be summarized as: 1. Winston going about his life in a totalitarian world under the Big Brother; 2. Winston sneak around dating a girl and talking about Big Brother; 3. Winston reading a ... Read full review

Review: 1984

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Winston was such a lumpy turd of a character that I was just like, get rid of this guy. Was he a product of this shitty environment? Probably. I don't know, I found it hard to care about him for a ... Read full review

Review: 1984

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Thank goodness this is a small book, as I was bored out of my wits reading it. I don't understand how it's come to be regarded as a classic. Read full review

Boring and Depressing

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I did not finish this book. IT was boring and depressing. Read full review

Review: 1984

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At first I did struggle to understand what was going on, but once I was really into the book it was easier and the words simply flowed in my mind while registering everything. I find this book really ... Read full review

Review: 1984

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I can see why it is so popular. It was written right after WW2, by an intelligent Englishman who experienced Stalinist Russia. The themes it deals with would have greatly appealed to the Western frame ... Read full review

Review: 1984

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I am not enjoying this book as much as I would have liked. I am finding that I am flipping through the book too quickly and it's not because I am on a marathon. This book wasn't written as well as ... Read full review

Review: 1984

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I know - it's a classic but this just wasn't written for me. But I am dedicated to my book club (a book club consisting of me and one friend) and thus I read it. And now I can say - I have read 1984. Read full review


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