Books tagged: 1984

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Slave To The Farm
Price: $5.00 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.
1984: Review Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This eBook is a short and concise review guide of 1984 by George Orwell. The review includes a short summary of the whole novel, major themes in the novel and explanations of those themes relations to the book, a character guide with brief details on the characters, and chapter reviews written in bullet point that go into more detail than the book summary.
Utopian Circus
Series: CITY: A Literary Concerto, b00k 011. Price: Free! Words: 89,000. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Through the charred wreckage of one man’s philosophy, an adventure into conscious delusion and dark dystopian fantasy begins as the survivors of The Nest find themselves on three paths where each will endeavor to rein their conscious minds to grasp the philosophy of existence and abate the shackles of conscious Famine as they march onwards towards New Utopia.
A Child Weeps in Moscow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,670. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alien possession meets alternate history, in this communist tale set in 1923 Russia, about a boy named Abraham (Abe), whose parents suddenly disappear one day. Like many of the adults throughout Russia, they are being taken away in the night by a special police force put together by Lenin’s “new” government, a government put together after the arrival of spacecrafts with biomechanoid origins.
Chelsea here Chelsea there
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 91,620. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013 by Gate 17. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
a flawless time capsule for fans seeking a trip down memory lane or those on the lookout for enlightenment in the ways of the old school, chelsea here chelsea there presents a compelling assemblage of fascinating player interviews, rare and previously unseen photographs and the anecdotal recollections of a broad cross section of blues fans present on that special day at highbury back in 1984.
A Rising Fall
Series: CITY: A Literary Concerto, b00k 001. Price: Free! Words: 83,020. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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Ten years after the blackout, a group of humans struggling to fight off a conscious famine, try to re-learn empathy to save humanity in an old industrial assembly plant. In 3 days; feigned affection, deception and a black heart will take them to the repression of their own fears in search of unconditional love.