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Orwell's 1984 is suddenly a best-seller

Classic dystopian novel enjoys big bump in sales, especially in the US; demand lifts after Trump adviser's recent comments
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 05:50

Even outside the US, interest in 1984 has grown. So far this year, sales have risen by 20% in Britain and Australia compared to the same period a year ago, according to Jess Harrison, a London-based editor at Penguin Books.

GEORGE Orwell's classic book 1984, about a dystopian future where critical thought is suppressed under a totalitarian regime, has seen a surge in sales this month, rising to the top of the Amazon best-seller list in the United States and leading its publisher to have tens of thousands of new

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