Inside the whale and other essays

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Penguin, 1957 - Fiction - 202 pages
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User Review  - Wise_owl - Goodreads

You can say many things about George Orwell, and one of those things is that he is a very engaging writer, regardless of whether or not you agree with what he's saying. It is interesting that a man ... Read full review

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Brilliant work from my absolute favorite author. Read full review


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About the author (1957)

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.