RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 664093727 LA English UL http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L2BaQAAAJcBAAA1M/products/930f9c3d-1c76-4c2a-b5a2-00f4d8336596 T1 1984. A1 Orwell, George,, Brown, Richard, Blackstone Audio, Inc., PB Blackstone Audio, Inc. PP Ashland YR 1991 SN 9781433239564 1433239566 AB 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.