A dystopian fiction novel written by George Orwell in 1949, it describes the world of the year 1984 as a nightmarish authoritarian state where *Big Brother* is always watching.

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Why is Oceania only at war with one other nation?

Eastasia and Eurasia have both, at times, been at war with both other nations. Oceania, however is always at war with only one. Why is this so?
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Were there mind reading devices in 1984?

How was it that O'Brien could read Winston's mind so well in 1984? Is it possible the Party had a mind reading device?
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Multiple Room 101's in 1984

Would there be more than just one Room 101 in the Ministry of Love? It seems entirely possible given that the building itself is said to be very large. I just think it wouldn't make much sense if they ...
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What happened to Winston Smith in 1984?

If you haven't read George Orwell's 1984, this contains spoilers, so you may want to stop reading now. I'm serious -- no more jokes. This is your last chance. Next paragraph is a spoiler. At the ...