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Above all it brings home to the individual that he is not altogether an individual . '
This is brave as well as original thinking , for most left - wing intellectuals would
dismiss any historical speculation of this kind as Nietzschean romanticism , or ...
V. S. Pritchett saw it all in his lead review in the New Statesman and Nation ( 1
March 1941 ) : Mr George Orwell has many of the traits of the best English
pamphleteers : courage , an individual mind , vehement opinions , an instinct for
War is the greatest of all agents of change . It speeds up all processes , wipes out
minor distinctions , bring realities to the surface . Above all , war brings it home to
the individual that he is not altogether an individual . It is only because they are ...
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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