Essays

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Penguin Books Limited, Jun 29, 2000 - Literary Collections - 496 pages
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These essays, reviews and articles illuminate the life and work of one of the most individual writers of this century - a man who created a unique literary manner from the process of thinking aloud and who elevated political writing to an art.

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Review: George Orwell: Essays

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One day, when I shall have read enough to properly appreciate & understand what Orwell wrote about in his literary criticism, this book shall get the five stars it fully deserves. Till that fateful moment, then. Read full review

Review: George Orwell: Essays

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George Orwell represents one of the greatest minds of the 20th century and his essays reflect his greatness. There is so much we can learn from the man's life experience and observations regarding the ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Eric Arthur Blair (1903-1950), better known by his pen-name, George Orwell, was born in India, where his father worked for the Civil Service. An author and journalist, Orwell was one of the most prominent and influential figures in twentieth-century literature. His unique political allegory Animal Farm was published in 1945, and it was this novel, together with the dystopia of Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), which brought him world-wide fame. His novels and non-fiction include Burmese Days, Down and Out in Paris and London, The Road to Wigan Pier and Homage to Catalonia.

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