Nineteen Eighty-Four
Genres
Utopian and dystopian fiction
Social science fiction
Political fiction
First Published
1949-06-08
Subjects
Brainwashing
Literature
Classics
English Language
English Literature
Political fiction
Communism
Literary criticism
Original Language
English Language
Author
George Orwell
Category
Book

Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four, sometimes published as 1984, is a dystopian novel by English author George Orwell published in 1949. The novel is set in Airstrip One, a province of the superstate Oceania in a world of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance and public manipulation, dictated by a political system euphemistically named English Socialism under the control of a privileged Inner Party elite, that persecutes individualism and independent thinking as "thoughtcrimes". ... more on Wikipedia

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