Book Reviews

  1. Brave New World - A Review.

    [The next one may as well be Lord of the Flies just so I can keep posting Iron Maiden and Metal lyrics.] 'Silent screams laughing here, dying to tell you the Truth. You are PLANNED and you are damned in this Brave New World' - Iron Maiden The future. 632 in the year of our Ford, and human life is not born, but grown in a laboratory. Through the process of 'Bokanovskyfying' human relations are little more than clones, and literature is forgotten as 'Propaganda' while sports and...
  2. A review of Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, by Penguin

    Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, by Penguin In 1949 George Orwell (real name Eric Arthur Blair) gave us this novel as a vision of the future. Today it is still widely read, whose story continues to stay with the reader long after the last page is turned, and whose prophecy remains as terrifying as ever. I first read 1984 when I was 15, 6 years on and it still scares me; and yet, this novel is so well written and executed, that whenever I return to it I cannot help but read on -...
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