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  • Published: 1 September 2008
  • ISBN: 9780141036144
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $22.99

1984




New look for two of the 20th century's most important novels

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 Eight-Four is George Orwell's terrifying vision of a totalitarian future in which everything and everyone is slave to a tyrannical regime.

  • Published: 1 September 2008
  • ISBN: 9780141036144
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $22.99

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His final masterpiece. Enthralling and indispensible for understanding modern history

Timothy Garton Ash

Right up there among my favourite books ... I read it again and again

Margaret Atwood

More relevant to today than almost any other book that you can think of

Jo Brand

One of the most shocking novels of the twentieth century

Margaret Drabble

The book of the twentieth century

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