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I remember reading "Animal Farm", and "1984", then borrowing a couple more of his from the library as he was clearly a good writer. Then I got as far as "Aspiradista" and never read another thing by him.
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I've read every fiction he has done (including some non-fiction), and 1984 is his only proper "great" work. He does write very well and his books often have flashes of genius, I don't think he ever met his full potential.
There are two. I haven't watched the new one. A couple of years ago my son (almost 22 and has studied movie making and the likes) and I found and tried to watch the old one (can't remember when it was made and am at work so can't have a look at it), I couldn't finish it, I have had 3 goes and am probably a bit over half way through. It sucked and alcohol didn't make it watchable either.
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Lots of what is in the book is happening right now : Driving of people's thinking (today through Google, Amazon and co being your reference search engine and driving your life's choices), watching and recording people (OK Google, Alexa, ... People are even buying telescreens - in the book they were forced into everybody's place), the fake news, the public shaming on social networks, new language, etc...
"The Prophet", by Kalil Gibran, is classic of a complimentary sort.
It's rather short. A one-sitting read (best way, anyway).
After a bit of creating atmosphere in the beginning, he gives a lot of quite uplifting philosophy. Having read a number of his other books, I'd say this one's pretty much his best. Don't worry about the rest of his works. Just in case the remainder of the recommendations are too depressing.