Publication Date: April 1983
List Price: $16.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.
Enter your zip code below to find indies closest to you.
Written in 1948, "1984" was George Orwell's chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, Orwell's narrative is more timely that ever. "1984" presents a "negative utopia," that is at once a startling and haunting vision of the world so powerful that it is completely convincing from start to finish. No one can deny the power of this novel, its hold on the imaginations of entire generations of readers, or the resiliency of its admonitions a legacy that seems to grow, not lessen, with the passage of time.
Born in Frankfurt-am-Main, Erich Fromm (1900-1980) studied sociology and psychoanalysis. In 1933, he emigrated as a member of the Frankfurt School of social thinkers to the United States, moved to Mexico in 1950, and spent his twilight years between 1974 and 1980 in Switzerland. His books "Fear of Freedom" (1941) and "The Art of Loving" (1956) made him famous. Other well-known books are Marx's "Concept of Man", "Beyond the Chains of Illusion", and "The Essential Fromm".