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.
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.
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)
Looks at the mind of a brilliant entrepreneur and an unprecedented education in the practice of deal-making. This streetwise business book is suitable for anyone interested in making money and achieving success, and knowing the man behind the spotligh.
It is April 1964 and one week before Hitler's 75th birthday. Xavier March, a detective of the Kriminalpolizei, is called out to investigate the discovery of a dead body in a lake near Berlin's most prestigious suburb. As March discovers the identity of the body, he uncovers signs of a conspiracy that could go to the very top of the German Reich.