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1984 Reissue Edition
Contributor(s): Orwell, George, Fromm, Erich (Afterword)
ISBN: 0451524934     ISBN-13: 9780451524935
Publisher: Signet Classic
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Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: May 1990
Annotation: Satire on the possible horrors of a totalitarian regime in England in 1984.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Fiction | Classics
Dewey: 823/.912
LCCN: bl2006022420
Series: Signet Classics
Book type: Fiction
Physical Information: 7.25" H x 4.00" W x 0.75" (0.40 lbs) 328 pages
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Publisher Description:
George Orwell's prophetic, nightmarish vision of "Negative Utopia" is timelier than ever-and its warnings more powerful.

Contributor Bio(s): George Orwell (pseudonym for Eric Blair [1903-50]) was born in Bengal and educated at Eton; after service with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma, he returned to Europe to earn his living penning novels and essays. He was essentially a political writer who focused his attention on his own times, a man of intense feelings and intense hates. An opponent of totalitarianism, he served in the Loyalist forces in the Spanish Civil War. Besides his classic Animal Farm, his works include a novel based on his experiences as a colonial policeman, Burmese Days, two firsthand studies of poverty, Down and Out in Paris and London and The Road to Wigan Pier, an account of his experiences in the Spanish Civil War, Homage to Catalonia; and the extraordinary novel of political prophecy whose title became part of our language, 1984.