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1949 NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR George Orwell Hardcover DJ BCE

Regular price $175.00

This is a book club edition of George Orwell's "1984". The hardcover binding is intact and the dust jacket has been preserved in a protective clear wrapper. The book was published by Harcourt, Brace and World in 1949 and is written in English.  The dust jacket shows minimal wear and the original price listed on the inside flap is $3.00. The interior pages are deckle edged.


1984 is one of Orwell's best-crafted novels, and it remains one of the most powerful warnings ever issued against the dangers of a totalitarian society. In Spain, Germany, and the Soviet Union, Orwell witnessed the danger of absolute political authority. The novel is one of the most banned books of all time in America.  Its social and political themes were found to be too controversial, and its sexual content was deemed inappropriate. If you celebrate the freedom to read, this is a novel you want on your library shelf.


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