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Orwell returned to England in 1928 and he spent much of the following four years
living in extreme poverty , and at times as a tramp , in London and Paris . His
experiences of these years are recorded in Down and Out in Paris and London ...
I dare say the London gutters will have to run with blood . All right , let them , if it is
necessary . But when the red militias are billeted in the Ritz I shall still feel that
the England I was taught to love so long ago and for such different reasons is ...
He wrote it in London during the worst time of the blitz , working at it off and on
between August and October 1940 . It was published on 19 February 1941 , and
was the first volume in the new series . The other books in the series were really ...
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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