fiction classics dystopian science fiction dark reflective tense medium-paced

11 hours | first published 1949

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Blackstone Audio presents a new recording of this immensely popular book. George Orwell depicts a gray, totalitarian world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, including the Thought Police, a world in which news is manufactured...
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Summary of 95415 reviews

Moods

dark 86%
reflective 61%
tense 59%
challenging 44%
mysterious 25%
sad 24%
informative 16%
emotional 15%
adventurous 8%
inspiring 3%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 33%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | Character: 29% | Plot: 23% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 29% | Yes: 11% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 79% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 6% | Yes: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 22% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.02

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