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Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel.

by ORWELL, GEORGE

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  • hardcover
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New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1949). Orig. grey cloth, orig. blue dust-jacket. Some wear to extremities. A few tears to capitals. Not price-clipped. Pencil-notes on last free end-paper, otherwise internally very fine and clean. ¶ First American edition of Orwell's main work of great importance to modern day society, from the same year as the original. With this book new words and figures of speach of great significance and reference is introduced into modern language; words and phrases such as "Big Brother is watching you", "doublethink" etc. Written as a post war work, this novel has been very influential on the way we understand and relate to politics today, as well as greatly having affected modern litterature.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) by George Orwell has become the definitive dystopian novel of the twentieth century. Originally published on June 8, 1949 by Secker and Warburg in the United Kingdom, the book follows the main character, Winston Smith, through his disillusionment with totalitarianism and a doomed struggle of resistance. George Orwell is a pen-name, Orwell's real name was Eric Blair. -

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Bookseller
Lynge & Son DK (DK)
Bookseller Inventory #
28529
Title
Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel.
Author
ORWELL, GEORGE
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover

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Herman H. J. Lynge & Sn A/S was founded 1821 in Copenhagen, and has been a member of the Danish Antiquarian Booksellers Association (ABF) and International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB-LILA) since their beginning.

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