1984 by George Orwell

1984

George Orwell with Erich Fromm (Contributor)

1984

George Orwell with Erich Fromm (Contributor)

fiction classics dystopian science fiction dark reflective medium-paced

326 pages | first published 1949

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The year 1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell's prophetic, nightmarish vision in 1949 of the world we were becoming is timelier than ever. 1984 is still the great modern classic of "negative utopia"—a startlingly original and haunting novel t...
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dark 86%
reflective 60%
tense 57%
challenging 44%
mysterious 25%
sad 24%
informative 16%
emotional 14%
adventurous 9%
inspiring 3%
hopeful 1%
funny 0%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 34%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 44% | Character: 28% | Plot: 25% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

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Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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