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AllDeadDave writes about Nineteen Eighty-Four

George Orwell

1949

Book: Nineteen Eighty-Four.
Author: George Orwell

Encapsulated. Would you recommend this? why?

This is possibly one of my favourite books of all time. Even today, it is original and imaginative. I was thoroughly engaged and at point it even made me jump!

Time and Space: When and where I first encountered it

I read this book at University, as a break from all the English Classics I was wading through as part of my degree.

Recollection and revelations

1984 is an incredible book, a visionary book and inevitably a warning. The idea of revisionist history I still find terrifying and am not convinced it doesn't already go on. Big Brother is the ultimate all pervading, evil, undefeatable presence and the idea of thought crime is pants wetting.

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