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1984 Here and Now

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About the Book: "1984 Here and Now" is based on George Orwell’s classsic, "1984" but is Malaysianised through its setting, content and address. In this play Big Brother reigns supreme and controls the minds of the people. Wiran attempts to break Big Brother’s tyrrannical power, and joins the Opposition Party. He is played out and caught in the end, and has to denounce his ...more
Paperback, 88 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by Times Editions - Marshall Cavendish
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Clement Lee
Apr 05, 2015 rated it liked it
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The plot of The Big Purge is better (and the comic too), but this was still an enjoyable, quick-paced read.
Some beautiful quotes from a totalitarian man:
1) "The act of submission...is the price of sanity" (pg.76)
2) "Reality exists in the human mind. Not in the individual mind, which can make mistakes, but only in the mind of the Party, which is collective and immortal. Whatever the Party holds to be truth is truth. The Administration, which controls the Party, controls reality." (pg.77)
3) "Can
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