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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 .
Quite apart from anything else , the rule of money sees to it that we shall be governed largely by the old – that is , by people utterly unable to grasp what age they are living in or what enemy they are fighting .
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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