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Nineteen eighty-four

Author: George Orwell
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st Mariner edView all editions and formats
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An allegory exploring the dangers of life in a strictly totalitarian society governed by Big Brother and the Thought Police. As an employee at the Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith is constantly confronted with lies invented by the government to perpetuate its own power. Smith joins a rebel group called the Brotherhood dedicated to destroying the Party and freeing everyone under its control.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Political fiction
Fiction
Dystopias
Science fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell
ISBN: 9780156035842 0156035847 9780547249643 0547249640
OCLC Number: 700943430
Description: 1 online resource
Other Titles: 1984
Responsibility: George Orwell.

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An allegory exploring the dangers of life in a strictly totalitarian society governed by Big Brother and the Thought Police. As an employee at the Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith is constantly confronted with lies invented by the government to perpetuate its own power. Smith joins a rebel group called the Brotherhood dedicated to destroying the Party and freeing everyone under its control.

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