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 - pessoanongrata - LibraryThing
"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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ritaer - LibraryThing
Some essays no longer relevant except to students of era, some classics, such as "A Hanging" and "Shooting an Elephant". Reflects Orwells fear of totalitarian government and disappointment with English socialists. Read full review