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Nineteen eighty-four

Author: George Orwell
Publisher: London : Penguin Books in association with Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, 2008. ©1987
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fiction
Science fiction
Dystopias
Dystopian
Recreational reading
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell
ISBN: 9780141036144 0141036141
OCLC Number: 842042029
Notes: "First published by Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd 1949 ... This text first published by Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd in the complete works of George Orwell series [vol. 9] 1987. Published in Penguin Books with an introduction and a new note on the text 1989"--Title page verso.
Description: vii, 325 pages ; 18 cm
Other Titles: 1984
Responsibility: George Orwell.

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Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds  Read more...

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Right up there among my favourite books ... I read it again and again * Margaret Atwood * The book of the twentieth century * Ben Pimlott * One of the most shocking novels of the twentieth century * Read more...

 
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