Nineteen Eighty-Four

Author: George Orwell

Introducer: Thomas Pynchon

  • Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Published: 29 Jan 2004
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Synopsis

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.

This edition of Nineteen Eighty-Four comes with an Introduction by Ben Pimlott


Geroge Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is also available as an eBook.


Special editions:

Geroge Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is also available as an Anniversary editon.



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Product details

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780141187761
  • Size: 129 x 198mm
  • Pages: 400
  • Published: 29 Jan 2004
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
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