The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius

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Ams PressInc, 1941 - Great Britain - 126 pages
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Review: The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius

User Review  - Denis - Goodreads

Labour Party politicians would do well to look at this book published in 1941. The dilemmas of the party at that time persist. Read full review

Review: The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius

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A worthwhile read ... Read full review

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George Orwell was born Eric Arthur Blair in 1903 in Motihari in Bengal, India and later studied at Eton for four years. Orwell was an assistant superintendent with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma. He left the position after five years and then moved to Paris, where he wrote his first two books, Burmese Days and Down and Out In Paris. Orwell then moved to Spain to write but decided to join the United Workers Marxist Party Militia. After being decidedly opposed to communism, Orwell served in the British Home Guard and with the Indian Service of the BBC during World War II. He started writing for the Observer and was literary editor for the Tribune. Soon after he published the world-famous book, Animal Farm, which became a huge success for Orwell. It was then towards the end of his life when Orwell wrote Nineteen Eighty-Four. George Orwell died on January 23, 1950 in London.

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