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Post by expectatio » Thu, 06 Dec 2007 10:41:34


from a crumpled packet marked
VICTORY CIGARETTES and incautiously held it upright, whereupon the tobacco
fell out on to the floor. With the next he was more successful. He went
back to the living-room and sat down at a small table that stood to the
left of the telescreen. From the table drawer he took out a penholder, a
bottle of ink, and a thick, quarto-sized blank book with a red back and a
marbled cover.
For some reason the telescreen in the living-room was in an unusual
position. Instead of being placed, as was normal, in the end wall, where it
could command the whole room, it was in the longer wall, opposite the
window. To one side of it there was a shallow alcove in which Winston was
now sitting, and which, when the flats were built, had probably been
intended to hold bookshelves. By sitting in the alcove, and keeping well
back, Winston was able to remain outside the range of the telescreen, so
far as sight went. He could be heard, of course, but