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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User Review  - kukulaj - LibraryThing

I haven't read any of Orwell's books beyond Animal Farm and 1984, so I don't know how much overlap there is. This book contains extensive notes of Orwell's travels that turned into the Wigan Pier book ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tariq Mahmood - Goodreads

Although written in the 1930's, this book is still very politically relevant, which is surprising when you consider the evaluation in current politics. The only difference seems to be that the ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
18
Section 3
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