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Nineteen Eighty-Four - 1984

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One of Britain's most popular novels, George Orwell's dystopian tale "Nineteen Eighty-Four" is set in a society terrorised by a totalitarian ideology propagated by The Party. 'It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.' Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal.

When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party; they are drawn towards conspiracy. Yet Big Brother will not tolerate dissent - even in the mind.

For those with original thoughts they invented Room 101..."Nineteen Eighty-Four" is George Orwell's terrifying vision of a totalitarian future in which everything and everyone is slave to a tyrannical regime. The novel also coined many new words and phrases which regular appear in popular culture, such as 'Big Brother', 'thoughtcrime', 'doublethink' and 'Newspeak'. "More relevant to today that almost any other book that you can think of".

School Level: Secondary

Class: Leaving Cert

Subject: English

ISBN-10: 0141036141

ISBN-13: 9780141036144

Barcode: 9780141036144

Publisher: Penguin Books

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Author: George Orwell

Product: Book

Format: Softback

Edition: 1st Edition

Language: English

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One of Britain's most popular novels, George Orwell's dystopian tale "Nineteen Eighty-Four" is set in a society terrorised by a totalitarian ideology propagated by The Party. 'It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.' Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal.

When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party; they are drawn towards conspiracy. Yet Big Brother will not tolerate dissent - even in the mind.

For those with original thoughts they invented Room 101..."Nineteen Eighty-Four" is George Orwell's terrifying vision of a totalitarian future in which everything and everyone is slave to a tyrannical regime. The novel also coined many new words and phrases which regular appear in popular culture, such as 'Big Brother', 'thoughtcrime', 'doublethink' and 'Newspeak'. "More relevant to today that almost any other book that you can think of".

ISBN-10: 0141036141

ISBN-13: 9780141036144

Barcode: 9780141036144

Publisher: Penguin Books

Author: George Orwell

Product: Book

Format: Softback

Edition: 1st Edition

Language: English

Pages:

Publication Date:

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