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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eish, i found a little hard to read - weRead
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I find the pace too slow and the plot too dull for me. - weRead

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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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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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