O mie nouă sute optzeci și patru

Dystopia, Novel, Utopian and dystopian fiction by George Orwell
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O mie nouă sute optzeci și patru, scris și 1984, este un roman politic creat de George Orwell în 1948 și tipărit în 1949. Acțiunea romanului are loc într-un viitor distopic și prezintă o parte din viața intelectualului Winston Smith sub opresiunea guvernului totalitarist al Oceaniei. O mie nouă sute optzeci și patru a imprimat foarte mulți termeni și idei în cultura contemporană, și mai ales în limba engleză, de exemplu Fratele cel Mare, dubla gândire, poliția gândirii, Soceng. „Fratele cel Mare stă cu ochii pe tine” este un simbol al controlului excesiv, iar adjectivul orwellian este folosit pentru a descrie acțiunile și organizațiile Oceaniei. Principala figură a romanului, Big Brother, a devenit o figură metaforică a regimului polițienesc și totalitar, precum și a reducerii libertăților. În 2005, publicația Time a clasat romanul 1984 în lista celor mai bune romane și nuvele englezești din 1923 până în acel an. În listă se găsește și celălat roman faimos al lui George Orwell, Ferma animalelor.

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This book is hard to read and a boring in places. It likes to ramble in places and doesn’t always make sense. Despite this, it was a good read. It was amazingly set up, and it gets amazingly great toward the end, and just feels like the author knew what he was talking about. Everything was very meticulously done, and made you question things you have never even thought about. It was horrifying in the best possible way. The book was at least interesting to read despite pacing issues and long world-building segments, and has an important message that everyone should learn.

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My favorite book of all time

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El autor ha sido capaz de crear una utopía cada vez más cercana a la realidad.

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Although George Orwell is a pessismist author, his book presents how the human beings can degrade themselves for power, power for power itself.

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A história é muito boa, mas o livro fica é muito descritivo e acaba ficando repetitivo demais.

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A foreshadowing of 21st Century America. Scary.

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great read !

0 Responses posted in December


has the depth of a classic but the readability of a YA

0 Responses posted in November


So, 1984 it was. When I finished this book, I had this brilliant idea of writing a long, well-thought and insightful killer-review. But whenever I sat down, starting to type, I just couldn't do it. Thoughts would rush through my brain, exploding like bombs. So I'll keep it simple: Please read this book. It will be a painful, horrible, somewhat disgusting experience. It will hurt. It may haunt you. It may scare you. Maybe it will come to your pillow. Maybe you will get a little paranoid for a couple of days, looking over your shoulder more often than you would usually do. But worst of all, it will make you question everything. And that is so important. Now, maybe more than ever. And you know what's even more worse? People told me, that they had this "Now maybe more than ever"-thought 20 years ago. And 25 years ago. And 30 years ago. So please, read this. In it's unpleasent way, it's brilliant.

4 Responses posted in March


Das gruseligste Buch, welches ich jemals gelesen habe. Wenn Orwell wüsste, wie nah er mit seinem Buch der zukünftigen Realität gekommen ist. Beim Thema Überwachung wird sein Buch ja noch um damals schier unvorstellbare Dimensionen übertroffen. Jedem nur zu empfehlen.

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