1984 (Google eBook)

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct 17, 1983 - Fiction - 648 pages
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In 1984, London is a grim city where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be.

  

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Plot: Brillaint Writing: Flawless Execution: Impeccable - Goodreads
Good book but a frustrating ending! - weRead
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I find the pace too slow and the plot too dull for me. - weRead

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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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Contents

Part III
485
The Principles of Newspeak
639
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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