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1984

1949 . Fiction, Classics, Science Fiction . George Orwell

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Everyone

About the book

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Among the seminal texts of the 20th century, Nineteen Eighty-Four is a rare work that grows more haunting as its futuristic purgatory becomes more real. Published in 1949, the book offers political satirist George Orwell's nightmarish vision of a totalitarian, bureaucratic world and one poor stiff's attempt to find individuality. The brilliance of the novel is Orwell's prescience of modern life—the ubiquity of television, the distortion of the language—and his ability to construct such a thorough version of hell. Required reading for students since it was published, it ranks among the most terrifying novels ever written.

Year:

1949

Language:

English

Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Pages:

237

Reviews

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Kira kira

5 days ago

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Perfect for leaving the reality Best example of distortion novel

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Jaron Sanchez

3 weeks ago

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literally one of the greatest books ever made please read it

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Cinfiv Tang

3 weeks ago

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Thought-provoking and I also cried at the end for some reason

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Joshua Fallov Turner

1 month ago

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Beautiful story. 1984 is perhaps one of the most relevant books of today and it expertly shows the struggle of disliking the Society one lives in. A book everyone should read at least once in their lifetime.

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Christina Wendt

1 month ago

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This is my favorite book of all time

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Michael Donlea

2 months ago

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Fantastic.

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Niklas Koch

3 months ago

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Thought-provoking

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Hakan Ethem

3 months ago

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If you have a pessimist point of view, you will find your future in this book.

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Caroline Stadsbjerg

4 months ago

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Fuckede med mit hoved så hårdt. Kan kun anbefale!! Læs den hvis du er til sci-fi og overvågningssamfund. Den er vild

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Mariam Chechelashvili

6 months ago

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It’s ok but not my favorite because i don’t really like historic movies

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Tarsha Coleman

6 months ago

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Orwell's 1984 becomes more and more relevent every year, with different themes being highlighted with each changing political climate. A book that really calls you to think about the reality you exist in. Pulled me back into the world of reading and fiction especially the classics.

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Jimena Rotondi

9 months ago

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One of my favorite books of all time! I have always said that this is a MUST for everyone.

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Bailey Heywood

9 months ago

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A classic!

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Anja Nakarada Pecujlic

10 months ago

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I read it now to compare it with „Brave New World“ and in my opinion, besides both being dystopian, they are not comparable. 1984 depicts the dystopian world in greater detail and it‘s primary focus is the society and it‘s mecahnism (vs. meaning of personal hapiness in „Brave New World“). Great book to read especially in these time of data collection.

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