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George Orwell
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Birth Name: Eric Arthur Blair

Born: 25 June 1903 Died: 21 January 1950

Country of origin: India

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Sonia Brownell


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A Death For Every Year (107 items)
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Authors in the Dictionary (26 items)
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My Favourite Atheists (39 items)
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People in TIME (416 items)
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English (7), British (6), Socialist (5), Journalist (4), Novelist (4), Essayist (4), Legend (4), Distopia (4), Author (3), Deceased (3), Politics (3), Died 1950 (3), Born 1903 (3), Died In January (2), Memoirist (2), Sci-fi (2), Poet (2), 1984 (2), Realism (2), Born In June (2)

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1. 1984
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4. 1984
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Movies written by

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1. 1984 (1984)
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7.1
454 Watched
2. Animal Farm (1954)
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6.9
212 Watched
3. 1984 (1956)
Rating:
6.4
18 want to see
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6.7
13 want to see



TV written by


1. Animal Farm (1999)
Rating:
5.7
58 Watched
2. 1984 (1954)
Rating:
7.8
3 Watched
3. Theatre 625 (1964)
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Escritores leídos (150 person items)

"Novelas: "1984""


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50 from '50 (50 music items)

"Eric Arthur Blair 25 June 1903 - 21 January 1950"


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My Inspirations (8 person items)

" People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever.War is peace. Freedom is"


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Favorite Fiction Authors & their Best Books (63 person items)

"Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949)"


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My Favourite Atheists (39 person items)

" “He was an embittered atheist (the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him), and took a sort of pleasure in thinking that human affairs would never improve.” ― George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London"


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People I Admire (33 person items)

"Why I admire this person?: Because he wrote "1984" a novel that, like Dawkins, taught me not to conform with authority."


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Cultural Icons Posters (32 person items)
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London: Quotes & Pics (37 person items)

"In a town like London there are always plenty of not quite certifiable lunatics walking the streets, and they tend to gravitate towards bookshops, because a bookshop is one of the few places where you can hang about for a long time without spending any money. "


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Who's Listal's Role Model? (205 person items)

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A Death For Every Year (107 person items)

" Tuberculosis."


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Writers and typewriters (17 person items)

"Remington Home Portable "


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People Quotes - Part 1 (50 person items)

"“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is public relations.” “I enjoy talking to you. Your mind appeals to me. It resembles my own mind except that you happen to be insane.” “The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power. We are different from all the oligarchies of the past in that we know what we are doing. All the others were cowards and hypocrites. They neve"


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My top 25 of international authors. (25 person items)

"1984 =) Ps: Please read this author (porfavor leia esse autor)"


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Influentials (64 person items)
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10 of the Best... George (10 person items)

"British writer, known for Nineteen Eighty-Four; Animal Farm "


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People in TIME (416 person items)

" November 28, 1983"


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The Luminaries of Sci-Fi (37 person items)
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Authors, Books...yea hahaha (12 person items)

"1984..need I explain it's eloquence and awesome gypsy power??"


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Brilliant Authors (33 person items)
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Top 50 Authors of All Time (50 person items)
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'The Times' 50 Greatest British Writers.. (50 person items)

"One to read: Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) "


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Authors in the Dictionary (26 person items)

"Orwellian adj. of or characteristic of the work of the British novelist George Orwell (1903-50), especially with reference to the totalitarian state as depicted in Nineteen Eighty-Four."


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My Favorite Authors (15 person items)