1984



1984 Alternate cover edition of ASIN B003JTHWKUFor previous cover edition see hereAmong the seminal texts of the 20th century, Nineteen Eighty Four is a rare work that grows haunting as its futuristic purgatory becomes real Published in 1949, the book offers political satirist George Orwell s nightmarish vision of a totalitarian, bureaucratic world and one poor stiff s attempt to find individuality The brilliance of the novel is Orwell s prescience of modern life the ubiquity of television, the distortion of the language and his ability to construct such a thorough version of hell Required reading for students since it was published, it ranks among the most terrifying novels ever written. Read 1984 – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 237 pages
  • 1984
  • George Orwell
  • English
  • 24 January 2018

10 thoughts on “1984

  1. Bill Kerwin says:

    This book is far from perfect Its characters lack depth, its rhetoric is sometimes didactic, its plot well, half of it anyway was lifted from Zumyatin s We, and the lengthy Goldstein treatise shoved into the middle is a flaw which alters the structure of the novel like a scar disfigures a face.But in the long run, all that does not matter, because George Orwell got it right.Orwell, a socialist who fought against Franco, watched appalled as the great Soviet experiment was reduced to a totalita This book is far from perfect Its characters lack depth, its rhetoric is sometimes didactic, its plot well, half of it anyway was lifted from Zumyatin s We, and the lengthy Goldstein treatise shoved into the middle is a flaw which alters the structure of the novel like a scar disfigures a face.But in the long run, all that does not matter, because George Orwell got it right.Orwell, a socialist who fought against Franco, watched appalled as the great Soviet experiment was reduced to a totalitarian state, a repressive force equal in evi...

  2. Silvana says:

    WAR IS PEACE.FREEDOM IS SLAVERY.IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH.Those words keep sounding in my head since I read this book Gosh, probably the most haunting not to mention frightening book I ve ever read 1984 should also be included in the horror genre.1984 describes a Utopia Not Thomas More s version of Utopia, but this is one is the antithesis, i.e Dystopia Imagine living in a country, whose leaders apply a totalitarian system in regulating their citizen, in the most extreme ways, which make Hitler WAR IS PEACE.FREEDOM IS SLAVERY.IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH.Those words keep sounding in my head since I read this book Gosh, probably the most haunting not to mention frightening book I ve ever read 1984 should also be included in the horror genre.1984 describes a Utopia Not Thomas More s version of Utopia, but th...

  3. Dave says:

    In George Orwell s 1984, Winston Smith is an open source developer who writes his code offline because his ISP has installed packet sniffers that are regulated by the government under the Patriot Act It s really for his own protection, though From, like, terrorists and DVD pirates and stuff Like every good American, he drinks Coca Cola and his processed food has desensitized his palate to all but four flavors sweet, salty so that you will drinkcoca cola, sweet, and Cooler Ranch tm H In George Orwell s 1984, Winston Smith is an open source developer who writes his code offline because his ISP has installed packet sniffers that are regulated by the government under the Patriot Act It s really for his own prot...

  4. John Wiswell says:

    1984 is not a particularly good novel, but it is a very good essay On the novel front, the characters are bland and you only care about them because of the awful things they live through As a novel all the political exposition is heavyhanded, and the message completely overrides any sense of storytelling As an essay, the points it makes can be earthshaking It seems everyone who has so much as gotten a parking ticket thinks he lives in a 1984 dystopia Every administration that reaches for po 1984 is not a particularly good novel, but it is a very good essay On the novel front, the characters are bland and you only care about them because of the awful things they live through As a novel all the political exposition is heavyhanded, and the message completely overrides any sense of storytelling As an essay, the points it makes can be earthshaking It seems everyone who has so much as gotten a parking ticket thinks he lives in a 1984 dystopia Every administration that reaches for power, injures civil liberties or collaborates too much with media is accused of playing Big Brother These are the successes of 1984 s paranoia, far outliving its original intent as a battery against where Communism was going Orwell was a severely disappointed Marxist , and while people who compare the...

  5. Maria says:

    I m gonna ask myself a mandatory question and say nothing .Why the fuck had I not read this book before

  6. Stephen says:

    I am a big fan of speculative fiction and in my literary travels I have encountered a myriad of dystopias, anti utopias and places and societies that make one want to scream and.with or without contemporaneous loss of bladder and other bodily functions .Simply put, George Orwell s 1984 is unquestionably the most memorable and MOST DISTURBING vision of a world gone mad utterly bat shit psycho that I have ever experienced Ever Despite being published back in 1948, I have yet to I am a big fan of speculative fiction and in my literary travels I have encountered a myriad of dystopias, anti utopias and places and societies that make one want to scream and.with or without contemporaneous loss of bladder and ot...

  7. Jesse (JesseTheReader) says:

    This was an up and down kind of read for me There were parts that I really enjoyed and parts that I found extremely difficult to maneuver through I m glad that I decided to pick it up and give it a go, because it s one that I ve been curious about for a long time I can definitely see w...

  8. Lyndsey says:

    YOU ARE THE DEAD Oh my God I got the chills so many times toward the end of this book It completely blew my mind It managed to surpass my high expectations AND be nothing at all like I expected Or in Newspeak Double Plus Good Let me preface this with an apology If I sound stunningly inarticulate at times in this review, I can t help it My mind is completely fried This book is like the dystopian Lord of the Rings, with its richly developed culture and economics, not to mention a fully YOU ARE THE DEAD Oh my God I got the chills so many times toward the end of this book It completely blew my mind It managed to surpass my high expectations AND be nothing at all like I expected Or in Newspeak Double Plus Good Let me preface this with an apology If I sound stunningly inarticulate at times in this review, I can t help it My mind is completely fried This book is like the dystopian Lord of the Rings, with its richly developed culture and economics, not to mention a fully developed language called Newspeak, or ratherof the anti language, whose purpose is to limit speech and understanding instead of to enhance and expand it The world building is s...

  9. Lyn says:

    It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen This changed the way that I looked at ideologies and changed the way I looked at leadership Cynical, scathing, and not without its flaws, this is still a stark, haunting glimpse at what could be War is peace Freedom is slavery Ignorance is strength Chilling The closing lines still come to me sometimes and remind me of depths that I can only imagine He gazed up at the enormous face Forty years it had taken him to It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen This changed the way that I looked at ideologies and changed the way I looked at leadership Cynical, scathing, and not without its flaws, this is still a stark, haunting glimpse at what could be War is peace Freedom is slavery Ignorance is strength Chilling The closing lines still come to me sometimes and remind me of depths that I can only imagine He gazed up at the enormous face Forty years it had taken him to learn what kind of smile was hidden beneath the dark moustache O cruel, needless misunderstanding O stubborn, s...

  10. Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    547 Nineteen Eighty Four, George OrwellNineteen Eighty Four, often published as 1984, is a dystopian novel published in 1949 by English author George Orwell The novel is set in Airstrip One, formerly Great Britain, a province of the superstate Oceania, whose residents are victims of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance and public manipulation Oceania s political ideology, euphemistically named English Socialism shortened to Ingsoc in Newspeak, the government s invented langua 547 Nineteen Eighty Four, George OrwellNineteen Eighty Four, often published as 1984, is a dystopian novel published in 1949 by English author George Orwell The novel is set in Airstrip One, formerly Great Britain, a province of the superstate Oceania, whose residents are victims of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance and public manipu...

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