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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 ...
... a slightly fictionalized account of two rather different experiences : living poor
and rough in Paris after his money ran out and his manuscripts had been
rejected , and deliberately living with tramps in England . He had disguised
himself and ...
... function and turned them into mere owners , their work being done for them by
salaried managers and technicians . For long past there had been in England an
entirely functionless class , living on money that was invested they hardly knew ...
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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