Classic novel, “1984”, by George Orwell can be downloaded in pdf format for free from Planet eBook.
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984), by George Orwell is an English novel about life in an authoritarian regime as lived by Winston Smith, an intellectual worker at the Ministry of Truth. Winston is degraded and psychologically tortured after he is arrested by the thoughtpolice under the instruction of the totalitarian government of Oceania, in the year 1984.
The book has major significance for its vision of an all-observing government which uses constant surveillance and propaganda, both insidious and blatant, to control its citizens. The book had a substantial impact both in literature and on the perception of public surveillance, inspiring such terms as ‘Big Brother’ and ‘Orwellian’.
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Number of pages: 1280