What are the best brainwash themed fiction books?

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    #11984

    1984
    1984 is a dystopian novel by George Orwell that tells the story of Winston Smith, who lives under the rule of the tyrannical government ruled by the omnipresent Big Brother. It is a bleak portrayal of how society might become in the future.
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    Philip Chapman
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "1984 is a strange book to read since its a prophecy about the future but written over 60 years ago. It is still one of the coolest visions for a alternative reality where a dystopian government is in charge. If you look at social credit system in China today his prediction was almost right on. "
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    #2Brave New World

    Brave New World

    Brave New World by Aldous Huxley is a utopian and dystopian fiction novel published in 1932. This book follows Bernard Marx living a perfect life in a scientifically engineered society until he visited one of the remaining old reservoirs.

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    Marcela Ávalos
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "Brave New World is a classic and one that is timelessly accurate and horrifying. A world where technology has assumed control serves as a warning to current generations about the power of intentions and power."
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    #3Animal Farm

    Animal Farm
    Animal Farm is a short novel by George Orwell that tells the story of a farm that's taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals. They set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality, but a revolution starts to show. 
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    Kimberly Beck
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "A classic that everyone should read once in their life. I'm not sure what else to say, based on that! This isn't a feel-good book, just be aware of that in case you don't know. It tells a pretty dark web of the darkness of mankind, and of communism. Orwell was a literary genius, and this book is well-known for good reason."
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    #4Divergent

    Divergent

    Divergent is the first dystopian novel in the Divergent trilogy by Veronica Roth which is set in a post-apocalyptic society divided into five factions where Beatrice Prior has to choose only one to devote her life to.

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    Jacqueline Jacobs
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "I've seen and enjoyed the film that this book inspired, so I decided to read the book to get a deeper story experience. I'm glad I did, the story is even more compelling, and dare I say, vivid, than the movie was. Any dystopian fiction fan should check this out!"
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    #5The Bourne Identity

    The Bourne Identity

    The Bourne Identity is a mystery suspense thriller book written by Robert Ludlum. It is about a Jason Bourne who woke up on an island without any memory and first published in 1980. 

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    Brenda Newman
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Yes, I saw the movies. This is different, but the movie did capture the feel of it; confusion, bits of knowledge, a puzzle in the dark.... I think I prefer the book, even though I loved the movies. But I confess to being jumpy, checking dark corners after reading!"
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    #6The Shining

    The Shining

    The Shining is written by Stephen King is about a young boy with psychic powers struggling to hold his own against the forces of evil which are driving his father insane in an isolated hotel. 

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    Heather Reyes
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Poor Jack is brainwashed by the hotel itself, which I thought was great horror writing. It also has great suspense throughout and is one of those books you won't want to take a break from."
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    #7A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange is a standalone 1963 classic science fiction book written by Anthony Burgess which centers on 15-year-old Alex McDowell who spread violence, but then he came back in the reality and was rejected by his parents. 

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    Debra Henry
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "This was interesting to read since somehow I missed doing so a few decades back and I also missed the movie. This is quite interesting and not too long. I am not a critic. Burgess was a great writer. This is much different than other books of his I have read in the past. I think if you haven't read it before, it is worth the time to do so now."
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    #8The Bourne Ultimatum

    The Bourne Ultimatum

    The Bourne Ultimatum is a novel about Jason Bourne as he still tries to uncover his real identity. He flew to different countries just to find out who is responsible for his misery.

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    Judy Gomez
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "The book was just as good as the movie. It was full of action. There was even some humor in the story. Great book. "
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    #9The Dead Zone

    The Dead Zone

    The Dead Zone by Stephen King tells the story of a man who wakes up from a five-year coma able to see people’s futures and the terrible fate awaiting mankind.

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    Louis King
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "Although the story is good, The Dead Zone is more of a thriller and doesn't have a full focus on the effects of brainwash and doesn't explore the mind enough on the brainwashers. The book is very fun and will keep you thinking but doesn't have the element. "
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    #10Firestarter

    Firestarter

    Firestarter is a standalone horror fiction novel written by Stephen King which centers on the daughter of a man and a woman who are the subjects of a top-secret government experiment. 

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    Paul Howard
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "A great horror book dealing with the topic of brainwashing is Firestarter by Stephen KIng. It's about a government agency trying to produce psychic powers on demand and the people that get caught up in their experiments. "

Summary

Best What are the best brainwash themed fiction books
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
11984Books 26 Paid
2Brave New WorldBooks 23 Paid
3Animal FarmBooks 23 Paid
4DivergentBooks 22 Paid
5The Bourne IdentityBooks 20 Paid
6The ShiningBooks 17 Paid
7A Clockwork OrangeBooks 16 Paid
8The Bourne UltimatumBooks 16 Paid
9The Dead ZoneBooks 11 Paid
10FirestarterBooks 5 Paid
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