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Description Newspeak, Doublethink, Big Brother, the Thought Police - George Orwell's vel coined new and potent words of warning for us all. It is one of the most brilliant satires on totalitarianism ever written. 'It is a volley against the authoritarian in every personality, a polemic against every orthodoxy, an anarchistic blast against every unquestioning conformist... Nineteen Eighty-four is a great vel and a great tract because of the clarity of its call, and it will endure because its message is a permanent one: erroneous thought is the stuff of freedom' - Ben Pimlott.
Author Biography Eric Arthur Blair (George Orwell) was born in India in 1903. He was educated at Eton, served with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma, and worked in Britain as a private tutor, schoolteacher, bookshop assistant and journalist. In 1936, Orwell went to fight for the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War and was wounded. In 1938 he was admitted into a sanatorium and from then on was never fully fit. George Orwell died in London in 1950.
Prizes Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Key Features
Author(s) George Orwell
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Date of Publication 05/06/2003
Language English
Format Paperback
ISBN-10 0141187352
ISBN-13 9780141187358
Subject General & Literary Fiction
Product ID (ePID) 94815882
Publication Data
Place of Publication London
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Imprint Penguin Classics
Out-of-print date 26/03/2009
Weight 290 g
Width 129 mm
Height 196 mm
Spine 23 mm
Introduction by Thomas Pynchon
Editorial Details
Format Details B-format paperback

1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four

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1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four The Cheap Fast Free Post
Orwell, George
Penguin Books Ltd
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003


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