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1984

Author: Mike Dean; George Orwell
Publisher: Harlow : Pearson Education, 2003.
Series: Penguin readers., Level 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winston Smith lives in a society where the government controls people every second of the day. He fights this world with love. But it's dangerous: love for another person can punished by death, and Big Brother is always watching. Orwell's classic story shows that there is no freedom unless ideas and beliefs can be questioned. This is as true today as when it was written, more than fifty years ago -- P. 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Readers (Publications)
Adaptations
High interest-low vocabulary books
Readers (Adult)
Dystopian fiction
Dystopias
Readers
Satirical literature
Textbooks for foreign speakers
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Dean; George Orwell
ISBN: 0582777313 9780582777316
Language Note: ESL 081/112.
OCLC Number: 52866820
Description: vii, 71 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Thoughtcrime --
Big Brother is watching you --
The spies --
The Ministry of Truth --
Ownlife --
Acts against the Party --
A political act --
They can't get inside you --
Our leader, Emmanuel Goldstein --
Doublethink --
Inside Winston Smith's head --
Miniluv --
Two and two make five --
The last man --
Room 101.
Series Title: Penguin readers., Level 4.
Responsibility: George Orwell ; retold by Mike Dean.

Abstract:

Winston Smith lives in a society where the government controls people every second of the day. He fights this world with love. But it's dangerous: love for another person can punished by death, and Big Brother is always watching. Orwell's classic story shows that there is no freedom unless ideas and beliefs can be questioned. This is as true today as when it was written, more than fifty years ago -- P. 4 of cover.
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