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Very good and very prophetic.
 from Minnesota,  Jun 29, 2012

I'd always heard about this book but disregarded the reviews as overly possitive. As I read it I realized that the book has a direct and accurate view of the way governments work today. It should be a book on anyone's reading list.

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Good book
 from Cloverdale, IN,  Dec 6, 2011

Good book, this is a great piece of literature....

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A must-read!
 from Saint Louis, MO,  Nov 11, 2011

This book is a must-read for every man, woman, and child, especially in today's political environment.

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1984
 Sep 9, 2010

Book came in good shape, no problem there. Shipping took longer than expected. A classic novel for my collection.

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1984.... Today!
 from Down the long winding road...,  Aug 9, 2009

Practically everyone in today's world has heard a phrase that originated with this novel: Big Brother is Watching. It is a real shame that while so many have heard that phrase, so very few have actually read the book.Read the novel, and while reading, keep in mind the events, policies and practices of the State in real life, here right now.When he wrote this book, Orwell imagined a horrendous future in which a totalitarian government constantly monitored the movements and communications of its citizens. He imagined a future in which it would be difficult, if not impossible, to distinguish news from propaganda and governmental truth from governmental lies. He postulated a future in which history was re-written to suit the current needs of the State. He foretold of a time when cameras were omnipresent, and privacy was utterly a thing of the past.I challenge anyone to read this book and not come away shocked at how close we are to living.... in 1984.

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As far-fetched as parts of the book may be, many ideas are very real: control by marginalization, fascism, and dishonest media to name a few.

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1984
 from Wilmington, NC,  Jul 4, 2007

Excellent value. Came sooner than I expected. I had been looking for locally and couldn't find.

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