Post-truth is stranger than fiction
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities.
Offers a horrifying glimpse of an alternative world - one where the Allies have lost the Second World War. In this nightmare dystopia, the Nazis have taken over New York, the Japanese control California and the African continent is virtually wiped out.
Gives us a horrifying glimpse of an alternative world - one where the Allies have lost the Second World War.
A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time.
As relevant and as damning an indictment of society today as it was when it was written.
(Shane O'Reilly, Bray)
This dark yet thrilling and prescient novel shows Orwell's masterful grasp of human nature and society.
(Ronan Quinn, Grafton St)
As the 2022 French Presidential election looms, two candidates emerge as favourites: Marine Le Pen of the Front National, and Muhammed Ben Abbes of the growing Muslim Fraternity. Ben Abbes sweeps to power, and overnight the country is transformed. This proves to be the death knell of French secularism, as Islamic law comes into force...
Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free.