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In 1949, when George Orwell's "1984" was first published, The New York Times book

reviewer wrote that, though it was "not impressive as a novel about a particular human beings," as a "prophecy and a warning" it was "superb." Right now, many seem to agree. The novel, about a dystopian future where critical thought is suppressed under a totalitarian regime, has seen a surge in sales this month, rising to the top of the Amazon best-seller list in the United States and leading its publisher to have tens of thousands of new copies printed. What could be some reasons for why there has been a sudden increase of interest over a book written nearly 70 years ago.



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