Nineteen Eighty Four 1984 George Orwell 1st Edition 1st Printing Original DJ

Offered for your consideration is a TRUE First Hardcover Edition/First printing of Nineteen Eighty Four by George Orwell. VG in VG- DJ. Secker & Warburg, 1949. First edition. Original green cloth. Please excuse the glares from lighting and my camera. There are no shadows or glares on the book or dust jacket.

Nineteen Eighty-Four , sometimes published as 1984 , is a dystopian novel by George Orwell published in 1949. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] The novel is set in Airstrip One (formerly known as Great Britain ), a province of the superstate Oceania in a world of perpetual war , omnipresent government surveillance , and public manipulation , dictated by a political system euphemistically named English Socialism (or Ingsoc in the government's invented language, Newspeak ) under the control of a privileged Inner Party elite that persecutes all individualism and independent thinking as " thoughtcrimes ". [ 3 ] The tyranny is epitomized by Big Brother , the quasi-divine Party leader who enjoys an intense cult of personality , but who may not even exist. The Party "seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power." [ 4 ] The protagonist of the novel, Winston Smith , is a member of the Outer Party who works for the Ministry of Truth (or Minitrue), which is responsible for propaganda
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