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  • Published: 2 July 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241430972
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $14.99

Penguin Readers Level 7: Nineteen Eighty-Four (ELT Graded Reader)




Penguin Readers are made for people learning English as an additional language. The short, simple texts are also perfect for anyone looking for a shorter read.

In this story, Winston Smith re-writes history for the Ministry of Truth in Oceania. Big Brother and the Thought Police watch everyone for signs of Thought Crime. But when Winston falls in love with Julia, he begins to have new ideas and hopes. Winston and Julia start to question the world that they live in - but Big Brother does not like independent thought.

Our Penguin Readers books include:

• Simple text (CEFR-levelled)

• Pictures to help you understand the story

• Fun exercises to help you learn and practise English

With the print book, you can get even more help online:

• Read the book online

• Listen to the book being read out loud

• Get lesson plans for teachers

• Find answers to check your understanding


Note: online resources not available with the eBook.

  • Published: 2 July 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241430972
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $14.99

About the author

George Orwell

George Orwell (1903–1950) is one of England's most famous writers and social commentators. He is the author of the classic political satire Animal Farm and the dystopian masterpiece Nineteen Eighty-Four. He is also well known for his essays and journalism, particularly his works covering his travels and his time fighting in the Spanish Civil War. His writing is celebrated for its piercing clarity, purpose and wit and his books continue to be bestsellers all over the world.

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