A Surveillance State that would have boggled the mind of Orwell was born.
Now in 2012, the Orwell prize committee has a chance to redeem itself.
But 70 years after Orwell wrote those words, doublethink seems to be winning.
Orwell died of a massive hemorrhage of the lungs in the early hours of January 21, 1950.
Plus, Orwell's advice to Arthur Koestler on how to review books.
They had just finished breakfast, and were enjoying the luxury of an excellent cigar when Orwell arrived.
We had been running, and had just hauled our wind to stand up the Orwell.
Orwell itself lies, as usual, just off the road, on the southern slope of the hill.
In decade after decade a township-moot at Orwell would have little to do.
Gainsborough also was very partial to the scenery on the banks of the Orwell.
Lazy functional language, Miranda-like. List comprehensions and pattern matching. "Introduction to Orwell 5.00", P.L. Wadler et al, Programming Research Group, Oxford U, 1988.