[Reading] ➳ Nineteen Eighty-Four ➻ George Orwell – Alwaysonltd.co.uk

Nineteen Eighty-Four The Year Has Come And Gone, But George Orwell S Prophetic, Nightmarish Vision In Of The World We Were Becoming Is Timelier Than Ever Is Still The Great Modern Classic Of Negative Utopia A Startlingly Original And Haunting Novel That Creates An Imaginary World That Is Completely Convincing, From The First Sentence To The Last Four Words No One Can Deny The Novel S Hold On The Imaginations Of Whole Generations, Or The Power Of Its Admonitions A Power That Seems To Grow, Not Lessen, With The Passage Of Time


10 thoughts on “Nineteen Eighty-Four

  1. 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


  2. 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 Imagin


  3. 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 foo


  4. 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 earths


  5. says:

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


  6. 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


  7. 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 why so many people love this book It explores a lot of things that we see happ


  8. 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 frie


  9. 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


  10. 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 language is enforced by the privileged, elite Inner Party Via the Thought Police , the Inner Party persecutes individualism and independent thinking, which are regarded as thoughtcrimes 1984 1984 1982 1984 1361 272 1364 1367 1369 9644480449 1374 1376 1380 1382 1388 9789644480447 1389 312 1395 20 384 1392 318 1391 352 1389 392 1389 400 465 1396 400 1394 384 1394 384 1393 1392 399 1393 283 1394 375 288 1384 1385 1386 1388 1386 288 1392 1984 65 1984 1949 1984 35


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