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1984George Orwell is an author, most famous for his novels Animal Farm and 1984. Orwell's real name was Eric Blair and he was born in 1903 in Bengal. During most of his life, Orwell was best known as a journalist, but today students are introduced to him as an author. He is known for his insights about the political implications of the use of language, much of which presents itself in his novels. Most students will find themselves reading 1984 at some point during their educational career. Let our guide help you as you discover the writings of this intriguing author.

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