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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Highly recommended reading for those interested in the functioning of modern politics. Although it was written in the 1940's it predicted to a certain extent how mass media and politics act nowadays ... Read full review

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I cannot say that I really liked this book, although I appreciate the message it contains. The images and story portrayed in this book feel like they will be me forever. However, not in a sweet ... Read full review

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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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