1984 (Signet Classics)
- Publish Date: 1961-01-01
- Binding: Mass Market Paperback
- Author: George Orwell
Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwellâs chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever...
âThe Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.â
Winston Smith toes the Party line, rewriting history to satisfy the demands of the Ministry of Truth. With each lie he writes, Winston grows to hate the Party that seeks power for its own sake and persecutes those who dare to commit thoughtcrimes. But as he starts to think for himself, Winston canât escape the fact that Big Brother is always watching...
AÂ startling and haunting vision of the world, 1984 isÂ so powerful that it is completely convincing from start to finish. No one can deny the influence of this novel, its hold on the imaginations of multiple generations of readers, or the resiliency of its admonitionsâa legacy that seems only to grow with the passage of time.