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1984

Author: George Orwell
Publisher: United States of America : Signet Classic/New American Library, 1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1961 Signet ClassicView all editions and formats
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The world of 1984 is one in which eternal warfare is the price of bleak prosperity, in which the Party keeps itself in power by complete control over man's actions and his thoughts. As the lovers Winston Smith and Julia learn when they try to evade the Thought Police, and then join the underground opposition, the Party can smash the last impulse of love, the last flicker of individuality.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell
OCLC Number: 779619058
Description: 267
Responsibility: by George Orwell.

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The world of 1984 is one in which eternal warfare is the price of bleak prosperity, in which the Party keeps itself in power by complete control over man's actions and his thoughts. As the lovers Winston Smith and Julia learn when they try to evade the Thought Police, and then join the underground opposition, the Party can smash the last impulse of love, the last flicker of individuality.

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