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With paper rationing , new books , particularly topical ones , were passed from
hand to hand , so Fred Warburg reckoned that at least 50,000 people must have
read it . Thus it was much the most widely read of Orwell's books ( except
Nearly always it is more in the nature of self - deception , of the right hand not
knowing what the left hand doeth . And being unconscious , it is limited . One
sees this at its most obvious in the English press . Is the English press honest or ...
The ' semi - apes ' of whom Hitler speaks with such loathing will be flying
aeroplanes and manufacturing machine - guns . The Fascist dream of a slave
empire will be at an end . On the other hand , if we are defeated we simply hand
over our ...
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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