Nineteen Eighty-Four is a social science fiction & cautionary novel
Thematically, it centres on the consequences of people & behaviours within society. The novel examines the role of truth and facts within politics & the ways in which they are manipulated.
The story takes place in an imagined future, the year 1984, when much of the world has fallen victim to perpetual war, omnipresent government & propaganda.
Great Britain, known as Airstrip One, has become a province of the totalitarian super state Oceania, ruled by the Party, who employ the Thought Police to persecute individuality & independent thinking.
Author - George Orwell