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Nineteen Eight-Four

Author: George Orwell
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2000.
Series: Penguin classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hidden away in the Record Departement of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and he watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party. In his longing for truth and liberty, Smith begins a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell
ISBN: 9780141187761 014118776X
OCLC Number: 809917337
Description: 335 Seiten.
Series Title: Penguin classics
Responsibility: George Orwell.

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Hidden away in the Record Departement of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and he watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party. In his longing for truth and liberty, Smith begins a secret love affair with a fellow-worker, Julia, but soon discovers the true price of freedom is betrayal.

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