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Probably one of the most famous and notable works of George Orwell. This book follows his usual mysterious writing style. The book follows the main character and his journery in a society where nothing is hidden from the government, there is no freedom of speech and the condition is not that good. However, the main character falls in love with a woman, who happens to share same views as the main character, the views none of them had dared to speak of. The find a friend who also shares the same opinion, but is it okay to trust the friend?
What makes this book stand out?
The book is set in an era where no one could express what they were feeling, and expression of repulsed thoughts only called for punishment and torture. The book hits home, considering some circumstances humanity is still plagued with. All in all the book, similar to “To Kill a Mockingbird”, asks the right questions.
Read it for
An impressive work of literary art from the author. The mysterious and gripping book keeps the reader on toes and keeps the reader guessing on the next chain of events.
Don't read it for
The book follows a monotonous narration and is set in the same dreadfully dark environment. If you’re not a fan of his work, you will probably not like this work either.