Thoughts from the "fair, white, victorious one from the East"...
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell. Over the past several weeks I've been looking at lists of novels - the Reader's Choice 100 best novels, the NYT 100 best novels, the 100 Most Influential Novels, etc. 1984 appears prominently on all, and as I have not yet read it, I figured it was high time that I do so. Thus far it seems to be a more detailed version of Animal Farm, except with people instead of pigs. I'm hoping to do much reading this summer.