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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bezoar44 - LibraryThing
The essays in this collection were originally published over several years in several different contexts. Yet, they tend to circle around a couple themes - low brow British culture (boys' weeklies ... Read full review
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"Shooting an Elephant" is the best narrative essay I have ever read. He surpasses what most fiction writers could ever aspire to evoke in their writing, and he does so in a few pages... "A Hanging ... Read full review