1984: a novel

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New American Library, 1983 - Fiction - 268 pages
286 Reviews
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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I thought the imagery was amazing. - Goodreads
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A classic and a wonderful piece of writing. - Goodreads
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When you see that every detail written here is happening now..you know how great this novel is! I just kept wondering while reading how he could create this plot previously correctly as if he were ... Read full review

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And here it is. Orwell's dystopian masterpiece. Like Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange, 1984 succeeds in depicting its failed society with a certain amount of special cutting commentary. 1984 ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
2
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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