• Illustrating the Risks of Winston Smith’s Love Affair

    From Fido Nesti's Adaption of George Orwell's Classic 1984

    The following is excerpted from 1984: The Graphic Novel




    1984 Graphic Novel

    1984: The Graphic Novel by George Orwell, adapted and illustrated by Fido Nesti. Copyright © 2021 by the Estate of Sonia Brownwell Orwell and Frederico Carvalhaes Nesti. Reprinted by permission of Mariner Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

    George Orwell and Frido Nesti
    George Orwell (1903-1950) was born in India and served with the Imperial Police in Burma before joining the Republican forces in the Spanish Civil War. Orwell was the author of six novels as well as numerous essays and nonfiction works.

    Fridi Nesti, born in São Paulo, Brazil, is a self-taught artist whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Playboy, Runner's World, and Americas Quarterly, among other publications.

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