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
That is how much the ending bothered me. - Goodreads
I thought the imagery was amazing. - Goodreads
The writing is overly descriptive. - Goodreads
Always a sucker for happy endings. - Goodreads
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Few books make you think beyond the horizon. A book which will surely let us know difference between utopian and dystopian society. Psychological thriller to some extent. Read full review

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User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

Anyone that uses the term Orwellian is probably a hyperbolizing bag of hot air. The totalitarian world that Orwell created is so impossibly oppressive that it is best utilized as a cautionary tale ... Read full review


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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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