Gems — 08 December 2016

George Orwell’s acute and chilling vision of the future – excerpt from the 2003 BBC 4 Television docudrama.

Something like 1984 could actually happen…


Watch on YouTube – watch full 2003 BBC 4 docudrama: George Orwell – A Life in Pictures

Born Eric Arthur Blair in Motihari, Bengal, India, in 1903 (died 1950 in England), George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist and critic, most famous for his novels Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four.

He was a man of strong opinions who addressed some of the major political movements of his times, including imperialism, fascism and communism.

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