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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I find the exploration of the premise in the story to be well worth thinking about: a group attempting to stay in power by removing freedom of choice from the masses, eliminating family affections and ... Read full review

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1984 is a classic. Its a classic for a reason, of all of the distopian novels I know of none come close to the level of completion found in 1984. Orwell does more than describe the overlying socital ... 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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