Kindle Price: $9.99
Kindle Unlimited with narration logo
Unlimited reading. Over 1 million titles. Learn more
Read and Listen for Free
OR

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

1984 by [Orwell, George]
Audible Narration
Playing...
Loading...
Paused
Kindle App Ad

1984 Kindle Edition

4.5 out of 5 stars 5,870 customer reviews

See all 321 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Kindle, September 3, 2013
$9.99
$9.99 to buy

Length: 237 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Audible Narration:
Audible Narration
Switch back and forth between reading the Kindle book and listening to the Audible book with Whispersync for Voice. Add the Audible book for a reduced price of $7.49 when you buy the Kindle book.
Available

This month's Book With Buzz: "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng
From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture - perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. See more
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.


Editorial Reviews

Amazon.com Review

Among the seminal texts of the 20th century, Nineteen Eighty-Four is a rare work that grows more haunting as its futuristic purgatory becomes more real. Published in 1949, the book offers political satirist George Orwell's nightmare vision of a totalitarian, bureaucratic world and one poor stiff's attempt to find individuality. The brilliance of the novel is Orwell's prescience of modern life--the ubiquity of television, the distortion of the language--and his ability to construct such a thorough version of hell. Required reading for students since it was published, it ranks among the most terrifying novels ever written.

Review

Novel by George Orwell, published in 1949 as a warning about the menaces of totalitarianism. The novel is set in an imaginary future world that is dominated by three perpetually warring totalitarian police states. The book's hero, Winston Smith, is a minor party functionary in one of these states. His longing for truth and decency leads him to secretly rebel against the government. Smith has a love affair with a like-minded woman, but they are both arrested by the Thought Police. The ensuing imprisonment, torture, and reeducation of Smith are intended not merely to break him physically or make him submit but to root out his independent mental existence and his spiritual dignity. Orwell's warning of the dangers of totalitarianism made a deep impression on his contemporaries and upon subsequent readers, and the book's title and many of its coinages, such as NEWSPEAK, became bywords for modern political abuses. -- The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature

Product details

  • File Size: 1497 KB
  • Print Length: 237 pages
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (October 17, 1983)
  • Publication Date: September 3, 2013
  • Sold by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003JTHWKU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #128 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


Customer reviews

Rated by customers interested in
Military History
4.4 out of 5 stars
4.4 out of 5 stars
Medical Books
4.6 out of 5 stars
4.6 out of 5 stars
Children's Books
4.4 out of 5 stars
4.4 out of 5 stars

Top customer reviews

on January 15, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
44 comments| 647 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on January 24, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
11 comment| 395 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on January 30, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 97 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on January 19, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
11 comment| 221 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on January 23, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
5150+ comments| 1,773 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
TOP 500 REVIEWERon January 24, 2017
Format: Mass Market Paperback|Verified Purchase
3333 comments| 538 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on January 25, 2017
Format: Mass Market Paperback|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 24 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on January 1, 2016
Format: Mass Market Paperback|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

1984
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: 1984

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?