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1984

by George Orwell

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 ...
Publish Date
2017
April 4
Goodreads rating
4.18
ISBN
9781328869333
Tags
classicsfictionscience-fictiondystopian-science-fiction
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One of 70 must-read books.     source
May 31, 2018
Here is a list of books that I found particularly influential in my intellectual development.      source
Five novels I think about all the time - 1984: States crave control - The Trial: Bureaucracies eats people - The Stranger: Alienation is a vantage point - Animal Farm: Revolutions usually corrupt - Brave New World: Caste systems fence morality     source