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1984.

Author: George Orwell
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Orwell depicts a gray world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, including the Thought Police, quashing freedom in a totalitarian world in which news is manufactured according to the authorities' will and people live tepid lives by rote. Winston Smith, the hero with no heroic qualities, longs only for truth and decency. But living is a social system in which privacy does not exist and where those  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell
ISBN: 9780786184040 0786184043
OCLC Number: 732841366

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Orwell depicts a gray world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, including the Thought Police, quashing freedom in a totalitarian world in which news is manufactured according to the authorities' will and people live tepid lives by rote. Winston Smith, the hero with no heroic qualities, longs only for truth and decency. But living is a social system in which privacy does not exist and where those with unorthodox ideas are brainwashed or put to death, he know there is no hope for him.

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