1984, George Orwell
George Orwell


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As literary political fiction, 1984 is considered a classic novel of the social science fiction subgenre. Since its publication in 1949, many of its terms and concepts, such as Big Brother, doublethink, thoughtcrime, Newspeak, and Memory hole, have become contemporary vernacular. In addition, the novel popularised the adjective Orwellian, which refers to lies, surveillance, and manipulation of the past in the service of a totalitarian agenda. In 1998, the Modern Library ranked 1984 13th on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. This edition includes footnotes, Appendix, and a new introduction.
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Un mundo distópico aterrador donde se elimina por completo el individualismo y cada rasgo de humanidad, nuestro protagonista logra mantenerse despierto y consciente y nos relata cómo es vivir así.

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Nothing exists except through human consciousness.”
Hate Week. The flat was seven flights up, and Winston, who was thirty-nine and had a
It was not desirable that the proles should have strong political feelings. All that was required of them was a primitive patriotism which could be appealed to whenever it was necessary to make them accept longer working-hours or shorter rations.
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