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Mexico’s president given George Orwell’s 1984 by the Queen

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Jason Leopold
London Telegraph
Friday, April 3, 2009

The president of Mexico received one of the more unusual gifts given by the Queen during an incoming state visit today – a copy of the classic dystopian novel 1984.At Buckingham Palace, Felipe Calderon was presented with a first edition of George Orwell’s nightmarish book, which tells of a totalitarian regime and coined the concept Big Brother.

The Royal Household seeks guidance from the staff of incoming VIPs when deciding what to offer during the official exchange of gifts.

A Palace spokeswoman said: “Apparently the president really admires George Orwell.”

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The 1949 book was boxed in leather by the bindery at Windsor.

Mr Calderon also received the traditional present given to guests – framed photographs of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.

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