1984-Orwells classic becoming more relevant by the day?

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Very nice! I just finished up an entry comparing 1984 & Brave New World. This review I just came across was spot on! Certainly worth a read πŸ™‚

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Upon reading 1984 recently I could not help myself from wondering what harsh environment or upbringing Orwell must have experienced to construct such masterpieces asΒ AnimalFarmΒ andΒ 1984. In reality I couldn’t care less what made him write these books but his mind must have been a maze of intricate theory and ideological debate. One thing is for sure, I’m very glad he put his ideas down on paper to be enjoyed by all. I can’t think of a book more relevant thanΒ 1984 when it comes to today’s society.

Winston Smith is the free prisoner of Oceania, living his life of toil and misery in post-atomic London. His life is one long struggle under the rule of the most barbaric government imaginable. There is no privacy, Β no free speech, Β no free thought as β€˜Big Brother’ Β maintains a watchful eye. I found the book a desperately bleak…

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