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    Nineteen Eighty-Four

    £7.99
    Jenni Fagan says:

    Written on the Isle of Jura where he had gone to escape the furore that had arisen after publication of Animal Farm.

    The political take of this novel, the exploration of power, abuse of privilege and social structures and how they impact individuals is an ongoing muse of mine.

    As someone raised by the state, I recognised so many interesting truths in Orwell’s work, we also share the same publisher, which I love. The themes of inequality and the individual vs the State, recur in all of my work, Luckenbooth is responding particularly to patriarchy, capitalism, gender, and narcissism.

    ISBN: 9780141393049
    AuthorGeorge Orwell
    Pub Date03/01/2013
    BindingPaperback
    Pages368
    Availability: In Stock

    'Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past'

    Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party. In his longing for truth and liberty, Smith begins a secret love affair with a fellow-worker Julia, but soon discovers the true price of freedom is betrayal.

    George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece, Nineteen Eighty-Four is perhaps the most pervasively influential book of the twentieth century.

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    'Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past'

    Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party. In his longing for truth and liberty, Smith begins a secret love affair with a fellow-worker Julia, but soon discovers the true price of freedom is betrayal.

    George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece, Nineteen Eighty-Four is perhaps the most pervasively influential book of the twentieth century.