Rosie’s Avid Readers #RBRT 1984 by George Orwell #Bookreview #Classicbooks

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Rosie's Avid Readers

Rosie’s Avid readers are people who like reading and have a book to tell us about, they are the voice of a friend who says ” I just read this book….”

1984 (Signet Classics)

 

Avid Reader’s Thoughts

‘1984’ by George Orwell is undoubtedly a literary ‘classic’, and it is for this reason that I was compelled to read the book in the first place: I felt like I had to. From the first chapter the reader is drawn in to a world that is at once recognisable but at the same time so far from our reality, and it is this disturbingly familiar unfamiliarity that puts you on edge from the very first page.

The book is set in a political world that Orwell imagined ours to become when he wrote it in 1948 (a clever reversal of the dates established the title), and there are therefore many sinister semblances with our…

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