Anglais Nineteen Eighty-Four: Anniversary Edition

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Biographical noteEric Arthur Blair (George Orwell) was born in India in 1903. He was educated at Eton, served with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma, and worked in Britain as a private tutor, schoolteacher, bookshop assistant and journalist. In 1936, Orwell went to fight for the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War and was wounded. In 1938 he was admitted into a sanatorium and from then on was never fully fit. George Orwell died in London in 1950. Main descriptionFirst published in 1949, George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four has lost none of the impact with which it first hit readers.Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party; they are drawn towards conspiracy. Yet Big Brother will not tolerate dissent - even in the mind. For those with original thoughts they invented Room 101. . .


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  • Auteur(s)

    George Orwell

  • Éditeur

    PENGUIN BOOKS

  • Distributeur

    SIDE

  • Date de parution

    04/06/2009

  • EAN

    9780141191201

  • Disponibilité

    Épuisé

  • Longueur

    19.8 cm

  • Largeur

    12.9 cm

  • Poids

    339 g

  • Support principal

    Grand format

George Orwell

Gorge Orwell escaisnom d'Eric Arthur Blair nasquèt en 1903 e defuntèt en 1950. Foguèt cronicaire, critic literari e romancièr. Sas òbras mai conegudas son : Animal farm - ja tradusit en occitan - e 1984. Lo succès enòrme qu'an totjorn aqueles dos libres es tal que se parla de la societat Orwelliana per illustrar la societat de susvelhança de totes.

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