Finally, we’re living in George Orwell’s new reality

The only thing that the British author got wrong in his seminal novel was the title: it should have been ‘2017’

29th January, 2017
George Orwell only got one thing wrong - the year Pic: Getty

It’s 2017. Are you sitting uncomfortably? Good. Doubleplusgood, in fact.

So, after all these years, it turns out George Orwell only got one thing wrong: the British author should have titled his seminal novel 2017, not 1984. Orwell predicted the future correctly - he was just a little ahead of himself in his grim imaginings. Dystopia took longer to get here than we expected, but congrats, 2017: ding, ding, you take home the award...

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