Books tagged: orwell

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Virgilio y la caida del imperio Vol. 1
Price: Free! Words: 13,440. Language: Spanish. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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Volumen 1. En esta historia seguiremos a Virgilio mientras trata de liberar al pueblo de Nueva Madrid de su tiránico gobierno opresor. Los métodos por los cuales lo hará tendrán que se descubiertos, y rápido. (Este es el primero volumen, de la serie)
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Price: Free! Words: 18,960. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
“Lenses”, computerized contacts produced by a corporation called Newsight, are worn by everyone. A teenage boy named Vincent Smith, however, has a feeling that something is wrong. Through his father in the Senate, and through a friend’s father in development at Newsight, Vincent learns of the corporation’s true motives. Vincent’s feeling, though correct, may have come too late.
Postmortem - Die Leute von Wallheim
Price: Free! Words: 80,240. Language: German. Published: January 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Alternative history
Wallheim, eine kleine Stadt in Schweden, hat sich lange Zeit von der Außenwelt abgeschottet. Jenseits ihrer Schutzmauern liegt die Welt in Trümmern, denn von der alten Zivilisation Europas sind nur noch Ruinen übrig geblieben. Als der junge Baldur mit einer Kriegerbande nach Stockholm aufbricht, muss er feststellen, dass die Ruinenstadt doch nicht so verlassen ist, wie er angenommen hat...
Once When We Were Human
You set the price! Words: 18,290. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
'Once When We Were Human' looks at what it is that makes us human and what it means when we no longer utilize the extra faculties of our species to make a difference in this world.
The Pains
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by John Sundman. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in a universe that is part Orwell's 1984, part Ronald Reagan's 1984, and part who-knows-what, The Pains tells the story of a decent man upon whom the universe, or God, or simple chaos, has decided to visit unending torment. If he can prevent one soul from going bad he can save himself and thereby save the world. Or can he?
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Series: WOWилонская Башня (WOWilon Tower). Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 221,060. Language: Russian. Published: September 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Эта история о разных людях, искавших Землю Обетованную. Каждый, разумеется, свою. И, потому, звавших ее, кто — Шамбалой, Обителью мудрых Махатм, кто Лотосом Крайнего Предела, где ждут прекрасные гурии, кто — Оптиной Пустынью, и даже — Светлым Коммунистическим Завтра, представьте себе. И, каждый из них нашел, что искал. Правда, не все возрадовались найденному…
No End to Snowdrops A Biography Of Kathleen Raine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,250. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This authorized biography of the poet Kathleen Raine tells the story of how she developed from a small girl, who knew at the age of eight that she wanted only to write poetry, into a world-renowned poet and literary scholar.
Orwell Stands
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Literature
World on Fire? A short introduction into why George Orwell remains our contemporary.
Dreams Must Die
Price: Free! Words: 67,910. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Jimmy Shade kills dreams. It’s his job. As a member of the elite Dream Police, he defends the Collective against that poisonous nocturnal ooze. But when Shade gets infected with a dream, he finds himself on the run from his former colleagues. He must choose between his love for the Collective--and the dream he cannot live without.
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 15. Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Background information on George Orwell is followed by 96 in-depth questions with a helpful commentary, which guide the reader to a deeper understanding of the background, themes, and characters of the novel. A teacher might use the questions for self-study, homework, group discussion in class, formal presentations, written answers, etc. An activity is included on the literary terms used.