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1984 is a dystopian novel by English author George Orwell published in 1949. ?The novel is set in Airstrip One, a world of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance, and public manipulation. It is dictated by a political system named English Socialism under the control of the Inner Party, t

Author George Orwell

Pages 370

Publisher Enrich Spot Limited

Published Date 2016-07-29

ISBN 988123560X 9789881235602

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sandy_lopez shared a tip "A must read! It was ahead of its time and surprisingly relevant in many ways to todays political climate."

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Lisamorris shared a tip "A must read or re-read as an adult in today’s political climate. Surprisingly relevant."

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brian_draggoo shared a tip "So ahead if it’s time and still very relevant"

laura_ivankovic shared a tip "I haven’t finished it yet but so far i think part 2 is much more interesting than part 1"

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keane_scott shared a tip "The environment in this book sets the mood just as well as the daunting term that is express throughout the story"

pamela_weinstein shared a tip "Anyone who wants to think about the grim possibilities of a society that's run by fear and lies should read this."

eliza_marvell shared a tip "I agree! It’s prophetic."

jacob_wynkoop shared a tip "It’s one of mine too. It’s a brilliant look at a dystopian society. One that’s considered vital reading for a reason."

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filippo_mauri shared a tip "Is It already reality?"

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groovgirl shared a tip "A must read, but it left me horribly depressed - one definitely needs to follow up with something more lighthearted afterward!"

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sam_pogue shared a tip "Frighteningly truthful about human nature and an over-powered government. Loved every word of it"

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jagdeep_singh_chahal shared a tip "big brother is watching you"

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carlie_merriweather shared a tip "Among the best books I have ever read. It’s a masterpiece."

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alicia_perez-gonzalez shared a tip "A must-read for every human being, pretty much."

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tav_luvs_roses shared a tip "It's a reminder that history repeats itself."

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josiah_chapman_272 shared a tip "This is easily in my top ten favorite books of all time. A must read."

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mary_carter-hepworth shared a tip "P"

debbie_creek shared a tip "I've read this one before. Right now I'm reading Billy Summers by Stephen King."

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joana_amita shared a tip "Won’t lie but the torture/rat part was absolutely wild"

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check shared a tip "Timeless required reading."

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ElizaRain shared a tip "It is a strange idea that really makes you think about the world in the book and the one we live in."

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MalloryB shared a tip "An all-time favorite that I choose to reread from time to time. It’s brilliant and haunting ~ especially as the years go by."

aicul shared a tip "****** me up a small bit but good"

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preston_tollefson shared a tip "I just finished Crime and Punishment which was amazing, and I’m just starting on James Joyce’s Ulysses! What about you? :)"

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andy_lenz shared a tip "One of my all time faves!! Farenheit 451 is also really good and within a similar vane."

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saqlain_sajid shared a tip "So true"

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paul_craigmile shared a tip "Always."

ely_390 shared a tip "It sticks with the reader. Wasnt fun to read and wouldn’t reread but I will never forget some of the themes."

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kate_fess shared a tip "Yeah, it's a great one for sure. Movie was pretty good too."

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daniel_bejarano shared a tip "I read this book years ago and my memory fails now,I'm sorry. I have to reread it. When did you read it?"

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malik_malik shared a tip "I didnt know you chat on this app. Lol"

justin_waldman shared a tip "Read this book"

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thirza_champion shared a tip "Really made me think about reality and how easy it is to change your perceptions"

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sarah_haley_7020 shared a tip "Absolutely! I first read it about 15 years ago and have read it several times since. One of my all-time favs!"

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travis_scott_3693 shared a tip "A must read as an adult. Can not underestimate how good it is.#1984 #ilovebigbrother"

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cassgeez shared a tip "Big Brother is watching.. the relevance to current day is astonishing and eery. A must read!!"

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cassgeez shared a tip "A must read!!"

mildred_cardona shared a tip "Great book. Can relate to current situations."

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sham_alam shared a tip "A important classic"

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Caffeine.and.Paper shared a tip "“War is Peace. Freedom is Slavery. Ignorance is Strength.”"

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laura_lynn_9467 shared a tip "Scary"

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cuttingyourownbangs shared a tip "You have a painful varicose vein, I GET IT."

kelly_smith_1331 shared a tip "I’m currently reading Find You First by Linwood Barclay, i like it!"

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lil-farrah shared a tip "9/10"

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isabella_fondersmith shared a tip "A great book that is so relevant, especially today. Orwell does a great job portraying the 1984 world."

jessica_9781 shared a tip "🤭"

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kasey_schram shared a tip "Just started Ubik! Cruising through it, it’s so good. Hbu?"

mckenna_driskell shared a tip "Definitely! If I had to choose one book to read for the rest of time, it would be 1984."

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summer_fitzpatrick_3211 shared a tip "You should try another one of his. Animal farm is great!"

greg_gallino shared a tip "Beneath the snows of Stalingrad by frank irgang"

greg_gallino shared a tip "Beneath the snows of Stalingrad by Frank Irgang or more die of heartbreak by Saul bellow"

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nav_chaudhary shared a tip "Incredible novel"

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michael_kowalski shared a tip "His other classic Animal Farm"

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ilka_jw shared a tip "Not currently! Which of his books do you recommend? 😊"

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dorohedoro shared a tip "It's like the modern world, but they lable this book fiction"

mariana_summer shared a tip "Need to do a. Close reading of this to fully understand"

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RohitDewan shared a tip "Best dystopian fiction"

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bridget_loomis shared a tip "It depends on how you define a good ending, but there is a good twist for sure!"

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isabel_rondo shared a tip "The way the world is headed this might end up in your non fiction section"

dennis_coates shared a tip "Animal Farm is my favorite"

debra_gillet shared a tip "A perfect time to read this book!"

linsey_riggins shared a tip "@merjema_mizrakci definitely although some sections are hard to read"

mythily_sivarajah shared a tip "A classic that previewed warnings of days to come"

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wendy_morgan_4104 shared a tip "I believe it's a stand-alone book. It really does make you think."

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levka_starkova shared a tip "Amazing"

daniel_herrera_8134 shared a tip "Read it in High School and again in a few years later. This world seemed a lot more real during 2016-2020"

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sherri_4323 shared a tip "Like going to a different time and place"

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nathaniel_hawks shared a tip "Yes! One of those read before you die books. Instant classic and always relevant."

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shannah_lindh shared a tip "One of my favorite books ever!"

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lisa_bainter shared a tip "It is dark but for sure makes you think."

stephanie_9440 shared a tip "Yes it's very worth it! :)"

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deb_robichaud shared a tip "I'm reading non fiction currently but hope to read to start Ready Player One soon."

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deb_robichaud shared a tip "Sorry for typo."

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zoe_walby shared a tip "I loved the ministry of love! Especially when Parsons shows up. What was your favorite part?"

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christina_bologna shared a tip "Yes! It will blow your mind how prophetic Orwell is."

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michael_kind_7807 shared a tip "A dystopian classic."

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ben_valley shared a tip "After this I went for something different. I'm enjoying the book Homer and the Odyssey"

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justine_parks shared a tip "The appendix! Language saves the day"

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jason_cook_806 shared a tip "Absolutely."

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elizabeth_martin_2431 shared a tip "Definitely!! A great dystopia"

i_h shared a tip "As timely as ever."

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olivia_trader shared a tip "A dystopian future, that truly mirrors our present life"

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annalyn_carter shared a tip "Very fascinating and powerful. Interesting aversion for communism and the power of government-gone-bad"

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caitlin_obrien_1467 shared a tip "This one needs no explanation."

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samantha_clark shared a tip "#dystopia #classic #thought_provoking"

brad_mauerman shared a tip "Yes its a very good read, and stands the test of time still"

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robert_gomez_8723 shared a tip "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy is an awesome read!"

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emmanuel_morales_4856 shared a tip "The rat cage was probably one of the most chilling part of the novels"

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raogh shared a tip "Truly impacts the mind unlike any other. Great read for anyone who wants to be surprised at every turn through small details."

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jayesh_chavan shared a tip "Into the wild"

leah_potter_9210 shared a tip "Yes it is worth it"

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jason_vaughn_7632 shared a tip "Stranger in a strange land by Robert a Heinlein is probably one of my favorite books of all time!"

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sarah_lowry shared a tip "I love this book."

katelyn_3378 shared a tip "Yes definitely worth it! I just read it recently and am glad I did!"

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jordyn_johnson_5326 shared a tip "I like this book because it took a constructed world and broke it down in a way that you’d expect but you didn’t plan for."

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icedicedvv shared a tip "loved the underlying message, terrible execution and arguably bred political apathy in america"

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stephanie_rosenberg shared a tip "I'm currently in the middle of The Wheel of Time series."

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jess_figueroa shared a tip "Can be frightening and the relation to our reality, oof."

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