“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. Winston Smith, his chin nuzzled into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind, slipping quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him.”
Re-written into simple sentences:
It was a cold day in April. The clock stroke thirteen. Winston Smith had his chin into his breast to stop the wind. The wind slipping through the doors of the Victory Mansion. Not quick enough as a swirl of dust followed him.
New location – what effect does this have?
On this bright cold day in April, the clocks were striking thirteen. A swirl of gritty dust followed Winston Smith through the glass doors of the hospital. He had his chin nuzzled into his breast to escape the vile wind.