Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Orwell’s ”1984” a bestseller on the new – Västerbottens-kuriren (the Courier)

in 2017, has been a "dubbelplusbra" the year of George Orwell’s classic literary dystopia "1984".

In the beginning of the week took the novel from 1949 on Amazon’s top-ten list, and on Tuesday lay the book on the third place on the e-handelsjättens saleschart, reports CNN.

the Book’s new popularity has emerged days after U.S. president Donald Trump’s spokesman Sean Spicer stated that the Trumps barack obama, constitution, broken all the previous records in number of visitors, despite the evidence that this is not the case.

Trump’s advisor Kellyanne Conway explained later Spicers statement that "alternative facts", a concept reminiscent of the rhetoric used in the so-called ministry of truth in "1984".

"1984" rushed even on the sales charts in 2013, when visselblåsaren Edward Snowden revealed the us national security agency’s extensive avlyssningsprogram.


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