Items related to 1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four

Orwell, George 1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four

ISBN 13: 9780140278774

1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four

4.19 avg rating
( 3,454,472 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780140278774: 1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Newspeak, Doublethink, Big Brother, the Thought Police - the language of 1984 has passed into the English Language as a symbol of the horrors of totalitarianism. George Orwell's story of Winston Smith's fight against the all-pervading party has become a classic, not the least because of its intellectual coherence.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

This book makes you think This book talks about a future, not the sci-fi kind but the society at large in the year which is approximately around 1984, of which even the Winston(protagonist) isn't sure. The cruel party taking control over the human instinct through fear and hatred, manipulating the minds of its citizens through a process which enables the rulers to make wrong into right and vice-versa. The citizens of Oceania lives in the state of "doublethink" , a mental state which changes the very nature of objective reality. e.g if the party says that it's night during a sunny day, the doublethink makes you believe... --Abhiraj Jan 6, 2012

Classic read This is a must read for any student of politics. At this price, the book was a steal(the quality of the pages were quite good). Flipkart's delivery was in time (bought it using cash-on-delivery). --Ashwin Sudhakar Jan 4, 2012

I read this book partly due to the hype surrounding it on online forums/news aggregators (it's number two on Reddit's favorite books). But I should say that I am quite disappointed. The book has a single core idea which could be explained in a few words. Instead of doing this, Orwell wrote a whole novel in which he revisits the idea then and there. I found this incredibly boring - 2/5. Now as for the book itself, the binding is decent and would easily survive a few reads. The printing is clear and legible for the price. --Mr.Kumar Dec 17, 2011

Book Description:

Volume 9 from The Complete Works of George Orwell, available separately for this first time.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

1.

Orwell, George
Published by Gardners Books (1998)
ISBN 10: 014027877X ISBN 13: 9780140278774
New Paperback Quantity: 2
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB014027877X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
28.15
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

2.

George Orwell
Published by Penguin Books Ltd (1998)
ISBN 10: 014027877X ISBN 13: 9780140278774
New Softcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
Big Bill's Books
(Austin, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: new. Seller Inventory # BBB_newH_014027877X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
30.52
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.18
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

3.

Orwell, George
Published by Gardners Books (1998)
ISBN 10: 014027877X ISBN 13: 9780140278774
New Softcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
GlassFrogBooks
(Hawthorne, CA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in NEW condition. Seller Inventory # 014027877X-2-1

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
40.72
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

4.

Orwell, George
Published by Gardners Books (1998)
ISBN 10: 014027877X ISBN 13: 9780140278774
New Softcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # Q-014027877X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
48.85
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds