1984 by George Orwell: Orwell Expert Book Review

Narrated by: Mark Young
Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (106 ratings)

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Warning: This book contains spoilers!

Who is Winston Smith? What happens in each chapter? What major themes are discussed? In this review of George Orwell's classic you'll learn this and more...

  • Key Events in Every Chapter
  • High Level Book Synopsis
  • Key Characters to Know
  • Major Themes Discussed
  • Discussion Questions
  • About the Author

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thought it was supposed to read the book with me

this just goes over the main points of the book. it does not read the book to you at all

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I feel cheated.

This is a review, not the actual book. And I'm pretty sure the sample contained naration.

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Good as a recap, but not much more

would have liked more in depth analysis of themes presented in the book. This was mostly just a summary of what happened, with a few mentions of the nazis and Soviet at places in the book where tje connection is obvious

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Great book, read it!

Love this book, it is a classic, your life is not complete until you read this book. love it!!!

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fake and gay

This book is both fictitious and homosexual. Do not recommend to general audiences. yeet yeet

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Procrastinator's Best Tool

I had an entire unit of work and an essay on this book due tonight and I hadn't even read the book. Enter this review at 1.75x speed and 5 hours later all of my work is done. $5 is a small price to pay for how much this audio book review/synopsis saved my butt. Worth every penny.

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why every chapter twice?

I like the program but I don't get it why every single chapter has to be repeated twice?

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A Life Saver

I used this book to catch up on my reading in class and it gave me a really useful summary for each chapter. I would not be passing my class without this.

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An impressive look.

Where does 1984 by George Orwell: Orwell Expert Book Review rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I like the narration and it's format.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I'm not certain.

Have you listened to any of Mark Young’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

He does. The format is excellent.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Nothing at all.

Any additional comments?

A must have study guide for fans of 1984.

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  • 07-25-18

not labelled well. thought it was the full novel.

not labelled well. thought it was the full novel. wasted a book credit on the review.

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