Burmese Days

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Mar 20, 1974 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Orwell draws on his years of experience in India to tell this story of the waning days of British imperialism. A handful of Englishmen living in a settlement in Burma congregate in the European Club, drink whiskey, and argue over an impending order to admit a token Asian.
 

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Captures an era almost rapturously, and it also captures a lot of what it's like to live in a foreign country - especially in one where there is such a clear class difference between the expatriate ... Read full review

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Listened to this book while travelling in India over the past couple of weeks. A very interesting book written in 1930s about the British empire in larger India. Interesting to know that Orwell was a ... Read full review

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GEORGE ORWELL (1903–1950) was born in India and served with the Imperial Police in Burma before joining the Republican Army in the Spanish Civil War. Orwell was the author of six novels as well as numerous essays and nonfiction works.

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