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First appearing in 1949, the novel 1984 seemed like a nightmarish vision of the future in a totalitarian world. Playing on the public's worst fears about governmental control, different readings saw the former Soviet Union as the object of satire, wh
Kaotou
Wrote 8/2/20
《一九八四》喬治·歐威爾 20180305 極權下 無自我、無自由、無愛情無親情、無家庭、無情感表露、無歷史、無真相、無生活、無思想、無忠誠、無愛,所有人性的真善美也消失 餘下的只有空白、出賣、木納、行屍走肉般, 但卻要有對領袖的激情,不是很矛盾麼 只有對極權領袖的絕對服從,丁點思想出脫也不行,連發開口夢都要服從, 這還算是人嗎? 連極權自己也承認高壓統治下,為的不是人民更大的好處,只是維持自己的權勢 令人毛骨悚然! ...Continua
Andrés J
Wrote 8/2/19
1984

If it wasn't because of it, I wouldn't be the person that I'm right now. There were so many emotions to share about struggles, suffering, love, monotony, etc. A book that everybody must read.

SUN50
Wrote 1/10/19
SPOILER ALERT
The second time around
The first time I read 1984 fifty years ago, I was 18 at the time. It had a profound impact on me, but I see now how poorly I understood it. George Orwell’s 1984 features a dystopian future society where free thought is illegal and punishable by “vapo...Continua
Shayleene
Wrote 6/14/17
Rating: 3.5/5 stars It was fascinatingly creepy learning bit by bit the world described by Orwell. A sick, degenerated reality that seems just like the perfect setting for a dystopian novel, but that in truth disturbingly has got some common points w...Continua
vava'
Wrote 4/5/17
ORWELL is watching you
This is a tough book, the toughest I’ve read and possibly one of the toughest ever written. It’s a book you should read when you’re actually ready for it, because you’re in for a huge blow. I was surprised to see that so many details of what Orwell d...Continua

Transit NxT
Wrote Mar 15, 2017, 07:53
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Dimitja
Wrote Mar 20, 2011, 12:01
"Sometimes" she said, "they threaten you with something - something you can't stand up to, can't even think about. And then you say 'Don't do it to me, do it to somebody else, do it to so-and-so.' And perhaps you might pretend, afterwards, that it wa...Continua
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Dimitja
Wrote Mar 20, 2011, 11:55
"[...]Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is to...Continua
Pag. 276
Dimitja
Wrote Mar 20, 2011, 00:27
"How can I help seeing what is in front of my eyes? Two and two are four." "Sometimes, Winston. Sometimes they are five. Sometimes they are three. Sometimes they are all of them at once. You must try harder. It is not easy to become sane."
Pag. 263
Dimitja
Wrote Mar 20, 2011, 00:23
"[...]I've got a wife and three children. The biggest of them isn't six years old. You can take the whole lot of them and cut their throats in front of my eyes, and I'll stand by and watch it. But not room 101!"
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Wrote Sep 30, 2017, 04:59
1984的閱讀過程於我而言是沉重且漫長的。 不但因為學業繁重的關係,更因為其內容實在不得不讓人深思。 情節與現實有著絲絲相似,這一點更讓人細思極恐,深究下去每章每節老大哥的手段與現代政府的異同、被馴化的市民、主角內心的渴望都讓我閱讀時覺得每個字句都沉重異常。 每讀一段新的,每思考及想像那些情劇,背些彷似版加重似的令步伐越發沉重。(續)

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