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1984 (by George Orwell)

1984 (by George Orwell)
  • #: 125794
  • Price: $12.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2015-01-05
  • Current Version: 3.0
  • 3.0
  • Size: 265.00 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Blackstone Audio, Inc
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.
  • Copyright © 2009 Blackstone Audio. Portions copyright © 2010-2011 by Folium Partners, LLC.
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Description

Blackstone Audio presents a new recording of this immensely popular book.

George Orwell depicts a gray, totalitarian world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, including the Thought Police, a world in which news is manufactured according to the authorities’ will and people live tepid lives by rote.

Winston Smith, the hero with no heroic qualities, longs only for truth and decency. But living in a social system in which privacy does not exist and where those with unorthodox ideas are brainwashed or put to death, he knows there is no hope for him. He knows even as he continues to pursue his forbidden love affair that eventually he will come to destruction.

The year 1984 has come and gone, yet George Orwell’s nightmare vision in 1949 of the world we were becoming is still the great modern classic of negative Utopia. It is a prophetic and haunting tale that exposes the worst crimes imaginable: the destruction of freedom and truth.

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Download your book directly over Wi-Fi or cellular network and begin listening as soon as the first track downloads. The Downpour.com powered app features an attractive interface with traditional audio controls in addition to sleep timer, bookmarking, and variable track scrubbing.

App Features

• Attractive, easy-to-use interface

• Download audio tracks directly over Wi-Fi and cellular networks for offline listening

• Multitasking for background downloads and background audio controls

• Resume playback functionality

• Remember important parts of the book with bookmarks and notes

• Sleep timer: 5, 10, 15, 30, 45, 60, 90 minutes or when the current track ends

• Variable track scrubbing

Questions or comments? Visit www.downpour.com/kbase or get in touch on Twitter @downpour_com

What's New in Version 3.0

NEW IN 3.0

The same great audio with a completely new and improved app experience. Optimized for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, version 3.0 uses the beautiful and intuitive Downpour.com audio player.

BOOKMARK NOTES - Write a quick note about the bookmarks you create. Export your saved bookmarks via email.

RATE & REVIEW - Rate and review your books right from the app.

SOCIAL - Use the new share button to post to Facebook, Twitter, or email.

AND MORE
• updated for iOS 8
• optimized for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
• Airplay button
• New book info view
• Improved downloads on slow networks

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