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The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list

Just one of a myriad of Penguin designs for George Orwell’s classic Nineteen eighty-four (but one of the creepiest)..

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from The Plough And The Stars

Living In A Surveillance Society

don't you find it interesting that a phrase can be used as a book cover without the title ever being included????

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from The Telegraph

30 great opening lines in literature

30 Great Opening Lines in Literature - It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. —George Orwell, 1984 (1949)

from the Guardian

In theory: the unread and the unreadable

"language negates things and beings in their singularity, replacing them with concepts. Words give us the world by taking it away." Hegel. Do we agree....

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2 + 2 = 5 Coffee Mug - 1984 - Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell - Science Fiction Gift - Sci Fi Gifts - MG549

2 + 2 = 5 Coffee Mug - 1984 - Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell - Science…

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Penguin Books - Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) Unframed Print with Mount, 40 x 30cm

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from the Guardian

The 100 best novels: No 70 – Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell (1949)

Internet retailer accused of using tactics from Orwell's 1984 in war of words with the publisher Hachette

from BBC News

1984: George Orwell's road to dystopia

A decade of political chaos shaped George Orwell's vision of a totalitarian future, writes David Aaronovitch. I was brought up in a house full of books, none of them by George Orwell. Simone de Beauvoir was there, as was Sartre and Aldous Huxley and even Lenin. The last is actually a clue as to the absence of the first. My parents were Communists. To them Orwell was on the other side of politics - someone whose principal writings were hostile to them and what they wanted to achieve.