The road to Wigan pier

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Secker & Warburg, 1997 - Fiction - 231 pages
12 Reviews
In the 1930s Orwell was sent by a socialist book club to investigate the appalling mass unemployment in the industrial north of England. He went beyond his assignment to investigate the employed as well-" to see the most typical section of the English working class." Foreword by Victor Gollancz.

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User Review  - Christopher Roden - Goodreads

So truthful, so depressing. Read full review

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User Review  - Edward Sullivan - Goodreads

A brilliant, compassionate portrait of the English working class, specifically mining families and northern England followed by a sharp critique of Socialism. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
18
Section 3
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