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PENGUIN BOOKS The Lion and the Unicorn Eric Arthur Blair ( George Orwell ) was born in 1903 in India , where his father worked ... He left in 1921 and joined the Indian Imperial Police in Burma the following year , serving until 1928 .
Had any Labour government come into office with a clear majority and then proceeded to grant India anything that could truly be called independence , India would simply have been absorbed by Japan , or divided between Japan and Russia .
No need then for the British to flatter the ridiculous Indian princes , with their gilded elephants and cardboard ... Englishmen and Indians can work side by side for the development of India , and for the training of Indians in all the ...
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It seems harsh to criticise George Orwell's optimism when he implies that socialism has become inevitable: he was writing in 1941, I thought so in 1980. Sadly, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and ... Read full review