Monthly Archives: February 2014

Any One Book: Nineteen Eighty-Four


Well, this is a very, very daunting book to review. Most writings read in the shadow of Orwell’s masterpiece will only pale in comparison and, for anything daring to review it, there is always the temptation to sound intelligent. I’m afraid the best I can do is honesty.

I’m sure everyone knows the basic gist of Nineteen Eighty-Four. The book follows Winston Smith, a member of the outer party. Continue reading

Any One Book #18


I’ve actually managed to get a lot of reading done this past month, it makes a nice change. I think the long journeys up to Birmingham were particularly helpful.

Anyway, my point is I have quite a few reviews to post, but before that I thought it best to crack on with this month’s Any One Book. Continue reading