• by George Orwell
  • Narrated by David Niven
  • 0 hrs and 54 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Here is the classic dystopian novel by George Orwell. First published in 1949, it is set in the eponymous year and focuses on a repressive, totalitarian regime. The story follows the life of one seemingly insignificant man, Winston Smith, a civil servant assigned the task of perpetuating the regime's propaganda by falsifying records and political literature. Smith grows disillusioned with his meager existence and so begins a rebellion against the system that leads to his arrest and torture.This is one of the classic Radio Theatre Productions you will want to listen to over and over again!


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retro orwell 1984

horrible quality. the version leaves out much of the original work. I don't think I would understand what was going on in this if I had not done the reading beforehand. I would not reccomend spending money on this as it does not help much.
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- Lindsey


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What was most disappointing about George Orwell’s story?

It would have been nice to know this was only chapter one prior to down loading it as now i have to find chapter 2 and 3 and pay for those separate???

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- rachelle

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-16-2009
  • Publisher: Andrews UK Limited