1984: A Novel
Signet Classic, 1977 - 268 pages
Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell's chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever...
"The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command."
Winston Smith toes the Party line, rewriting history to satisfy the demands of the Ministry of Truth. With each lie he writes, Winston grows to hate the Party that seeks power for its own sake and persecutes those who dare to commit thoughtcrimes. But as he starts to think for himself, Winston can't escape the fact that Big Brother is always watching...
A startling and haunting vision of the world, 1984 is so powerful that it is completely convincing from start to finish. No one can deny the influence of this novel, its hold on the imaginations of multiple generations of readers, or the resiliency of its admonitions--a legacy that seems only to grow with the passage of time.
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Required reading especially nowAvis d'utilisateur - lynnenyc - Overstock.com
One of Orwells finest works he predicted many years ago in his Scifi classic that Big Brother would be watching us all. 1984 used to be required reading in school. I highly recommend this book especially now to everyone!! Consulter l'avis complet
Review: 1984Avis d'utilisateur - Brittany M - Goodreads
Alrighty, I am going to be completely honest at the beginning I completely hated this book. I thought it was extremely boring and very hard to get into. I still stand by that, but even with this book ... Consulter l'avis complet
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