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Nineteen Eighty-four

AuthorGeorge Orwell

NarratorRichard Brown

Duration11h 30m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Novels

Key StageA Level

PublisherBlackstone Audiobooks

VersionUnabridged

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Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the harsh totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party. In his longing for truth and liberty he begins a secret love affair with a fellow-worker, Julia, but he comes to realise that he cannot outwit the forces at work.

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