The road to Wigan pier

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Secker & Warburg, 1997 - Fiction - 231 pages
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In the 1930s Orwell was sent by a socialist book club to investigate the appalling mass unemployment in the industrial north of England. He went beyond his assignment to investigate the employed as well-" to see the most typical section of the English working class." Foreword by Victor Gollancz.

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A 2 part book. Part 1 inveterate a and describes the poverty, and life in general (specifically unemployment) in industrial areas during 1933-36. This is done extremely well, but I feel that the ... Read full review

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George Orwell is one of the few socialists for whom I hold great respect. This may be because of his intense dislike of most socialists. It may also be because of his keen observations, like how hard ... Read full review

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Section 1
3
Section 2
18
Section 3
32
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