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1984 : a novel

Author: George Orwell; Erich Fromm
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Signet Classic, ©1961.
Series: Signet classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winston Smith works for the Ministry of truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dystopian fiction
Science fiction
Political fiction
Dystopias
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell; Erich Fromm
ISBN: 9780451524935 0451524934 9780606001991 0606001999 9780451519849 0451519841
OCLC Number: 899622
Description: 267 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Signet classics.
Other Titles: Nineteen eighty-four
Responsibility: by George Orwell ; with an afterword by Erich Fromm.

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Winston Smith works for the Ministry of truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party; they are drawn towards conspiracy. Yet Big Brother will not tolerate dissent -- even in the mind. For those with original thoughts they invented Room 101.

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