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1984

Author: George Orwell; Richard Brown
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 1991.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1984 depicts a gray world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, quashing freedom in a totalitarian world, where news is manufactured according to the authorities' will and people live by rote. Dissidents are disciplined into being willing tools of their masters. Winston Smith lives in this social system where surveillance, brainwashing, and execution are the state's tools for erasing personal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Science fiction
Dystopias
Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell; Richard Brown
ISBN: 9781433239564 : 1433239566
OCLC Number: 62676972
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Richard Brown.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 165328 KB; MP3 file size: 321860 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Nineteen eighty-four
Responsibility: George Orwell.

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1984 depicts a gray world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, quashing freedom in a totalitarian world, where news is manufactured according to the authorities' will and people live by rote. Dissidents are disciplined into being willing tools of their masters. Winston Smith lives in this social system where surveillance, brainwashing, and execution are the state's tools for erasing personal will. His foray into passion ends with his arrest by the Thought Police and challenges him to be a hero.

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