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Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell revisited – Part I

On Monday thebookboozer posted a rant about George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four.  She didn’t like it.  At all.  In fact, I think she used the word ‘hated’ in her commentary.  This intrigued me, as I think it’s a brilliant novel, perhaps not in terms of the writing, but definitely in terms of content and message.  I decided, rather than hijack her comment section with my thoughts, I’d write my own post to respond to the reasons thebookboozer gave for disliking the novel and explain how I think one should approach the novel to truly get the most out of it.

1984 by George Orwell book cover

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