Books tagged: 1984

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1984 Study Guide
Price: $3.65 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 and represented by Hodder Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Classics
This is a summary / study guide of George Orwell's 1984. If you don't have time to read the whole book, this study guide well help you understand the material faster.
Ergo: The Drone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,340. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Miles Dawson is a young '9t9' drone pilot covertly fighting the mighty Emerson Corporation from within. As Earth marches toward world war, his battle against a plot to enslave humanity with an alien device takes him to the corporation's island, the former USA, and space.
Price: Free! Words: 6,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Like millions of others, Roger Birch's family depend on ad-viewing income for their survival. Unlike millions of others, the events of one evening leave Roger aware of the government's real reason for investing in Funscreen. With HD cameras hidden behind a 60-inch glass veil, the answer was staring him in the face all along. Every family has a Funscreen. The question is... who's watching who?
Letters From A Student In Communist Poland
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Letters, Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
The mid-1980s was shortly before freedom arrived in the USSR and its European satellites. In 1984/85 I corresponded with a Polish student from Nysa, who studied in Katowice. My friend, Miroslawa, struggled with a lack of freedoms. She could not travel to the U.K., as she desired. Before Polish independence, "Mirka" filled her life with music and various items that she bought on the black market.
The Facebook Genocide
Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Beaten and bloodied, a man wakes up in a cell. He doesn't know how he got there, or why someone would do this to him. His first visitor, the enigmatic Doctor Jolley, brings with him more questions than answers, and thus begins a disturbing game of cat and mouse. The prisoner has no idea of the rules of this game but he knows this: one wrong answer could cost him his life.
Slave To The Farm
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
World of Glass
Price: Free! Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In a total surveillance society where every moment of every life is publicly recorded, three newly graduated Scientists make a youthful pact to change things for the better. Under the most powerful tool of oppression ever built, work is life, and speaking out means unemployment and starvation - but someone has found a way to communicate in secret, and the implications will be explosive.
Room 101 Motorbikes, Big Brother & Objectivists: Observations of an Abstract Connectionist
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The converging prophesies of George Orwell’s “1984” collide with explosive force against Ayn Rand’s objectivist philosophy. The resulting chaos enables us to discover a complex consciousness through philosophical, social, political, metaphysical, and moral questions.
Beutewelt - Friedensdämmerung
Price: Free! Words: 70,570. Language: German. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Der verheerende Bürgerkrieg zwischen Rus und Kollektivisten ist vorüber. Artur Tschistokjow hat gesiegt und Russland befreit. Sein neu gegründetes Staatsgebilde, der "Nationenbund der Rus", wird von der Weltregierung zunächst isoliert und angefeindet. Doch dann bieten die Logenbrüder ihrem Todfeind Tschistokjow plötzlich Frieden an...
That's Entertainment: The Observation Principle from Bentham to Foucault (Oceania)
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
In this essay, I begin with Jeremy Bentham’s Panopticon and the observation principle as a method of control. I then discuss George Orwell's 1984 and Michel Foucault’s development of this idea as a means of control and a form of entertainment. Finally, I take up ways in which the individual - and not the state - has become the unwitting purveyor of suffering as entertainment for a mass audience.