For the most terrifying vision of a human future, this is it. It continues to inform science fiction to this very day. That it foretells too much of a our current political system says it all.
Required reading at school. One of the few times that they got it right.
The scariest words ever written finish off this book - 'He loved Big Brother'. the good guys don't win, humans can be broken and a corrupt and evil state can continue. That's a revelation for a young mind.
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