has it all – fast pacing, great characters, a highly inventive plot that was so realistic. Author also used this book to showcase technology at a time when the world was changing so rapidly that it was frightening to think where it might lead.
Nineteen Eighty-Four is an outstandingly (in every sense of the word) powerful, thought-provoking, compelling, engaging portrait of an all too feasible near future. Parallels in history are clearly there to see – the National Socialism of Hitler, the Communism of Stalin to name but two – showing us the absolute feasibility of such a world.
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Although First Among Equals is about politics, Jeffrey Archer weaves through the book the personal stories of each of the men. This worked effectively and by the end of the book I was surprised to feel a strong connection to each of the characters.
The Last Thing He Wanted by Joan Didion is entertaining even if you are not interested in how the covert government works. But if like me, you are interested in how governments are changed without votes,