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Nineteen eighty-four

Author: George Orwell; Julian Symons
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1992.
Series: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While the totalitarianism that provoked George Orwell into writing 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' seems to be passing into oblivion, his harrowing, cautionary tale of a man trapped in a political nightmare has had the opposite fate, and its relevance and power to disturb our complacency seem to grow decade by decade.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Dystopias
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell; Julian Symons
ISBN: 0679417397 9780679417392
OCLC Number: 25631960
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003.
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Description: xlii, 325 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction / Julian Symons --
Select bibliography --
Chronology --
Textual note --
[The work]: Nineteen eighty-four --
Appendix: The principles of newspeak.
Series Title: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.)
Other Titles: 1984
Responsibility: George Orwell ; with an introduction by Julian Symons.
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While the totalitarianism that provoked George Orwell into writing 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' seems to be passing into oblivion, his harrowing, cautionary tale of a man trapped in a political nightmare has had the opposite fate, and its relevance and power to disturb our complacency seem to grow decade by decade.

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