Sunday, June 08, 2014

June 8, 1949: George Orwell’s 1984 is published

That 1984 is now 30 years ago, and the book of the same name was published 35 years before that is a bit of mind-bender. George Orwell's vision is of a dystopian world of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance, and public manipulation. Imagine that.

(Cross-posted at Culturolio.)


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