Nineteen Fortyeight is a comic versenovel, audaciously rewriting George Orwell’s Nineteen Eightyfour in Pushkin sonnets. Set during the 1948 London Olympics, it offers a radically alternative history of the Cold War, in which Britain has a LabourCommunist coalition government, the Royal Family have fled to Rhodesia and the US threatens to impose an economic blockade on Britain.
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'Oranges and lemons,' say the Bells of St Clement's
'Naturally, about a murder. But what kind of murder?' George Orwell
A slow start
'You owe me five farthings,' say the Bells of St Martin's.
Excerpted from "1948, A Novel in Verse"
Copyright © 2012 Andy Croft.
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