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In 1984, London is a grim city where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be.

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A beautiful Tragedy
June 11th, 2015
This story is dark. Its full of crushed dreams and ominous foreshadowing, and its absolutely beautiful. The dark dipiction underscores the darkside of the human society. It is exactly how I imagine China or North Korea. (Especially the latter) i shudder to think that this is possible, but the horror I now feel at the end of this story is precisely because it is possible. Everyone on this planet should read this book less the society fall into the role of proles and governance moves in an Orwelleon direction.
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February 13th, 2013
Boring but interesting/confusing read!
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