Burmese Days

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Mar 20, 1974 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Orwell draws on his years of experience in India to tell this story of the waning days of British imperialism. A handful of Englishmen living in a settlement in Burma congregate in the European Club, drink whiskey, and argue over an impending order to admit a token Asian.
  

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While not as popular as his classics Animal Farm and 1984, Burmese Days is just as complex, just as politically motivated, and just as fulfilling. Orwell's ability to deliver a biting social ... Read full review

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I tend to hold back a bit when it comes to reviewing books chalked up as 'classics' since behind every classic book is a classic author with an inevitable legion of fans convinced every word they ... Read full review

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About the author (1974)

GEORGE ORWELL (1903–1950) was born in India and served with the Imperial Police in Burma before joining the Republican Army in the Spanish Civil War. Orwell was the author of six novels as well as numerous essays and nonfiction works.

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