I am so glad I finally finished it. It's not that it was bad, it wasn't. Parts of it I enjoyed very much. It just seemed like an enormous infodump in some chapters and that really threw the pacing off. I can see why so many loved it. I absolutely adored the parts leading up to the halfway mark. And then Winston was given the book from the brotherhood to read and that's where it lost me. It took me a month to get through that part. I finally did and then it started to pick back up a little after that section was over. But it still didn't obtain the magic that it once had. And that's just my personal opinion. I don't want to do an official review, because I don't feel that I am qualified to do that. All I can do is give you my opinion and comment on how the book affected me and made me feel. I can finally say I finished the most famous dystopian out there. Even though I didn't love it, I can appreciate it for what it is, and the many ways that it has influenced and continues to influence literature and society today.