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And Orwell had taken a long time to come to both his famous plain style and his
final moralistic socialism . We must be aware how long a journey it was , or else
we read his earlier works with the misleading hindsight that comes from the ...
At the top comes the Nazi party , second come the mass of the German people ,
third come the conquered European populations . Fourth and last are to come the
coloured peoples , the ' semi - apes ' as Hitler calls them , who are to be ...
The only question that matters is where one's real sympathies will lie when the
pinch comes . The intellectuals who are so fond of balancing democracy against
totalitarianism and ' proving ' that one is as bad as the other are simply frivolous ...
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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