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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User Review  - Ken - Goodreads

I love Orwell, I love Burmese Days, I was sad at the ending, but holy crap did I want to punch Flory in the face the whole time! He's such a coward! Read full review

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User Review  - Alesa - Goodreads

Want to increase your loathing for the Colonial British? Then this book is just the ticket. Orwell is ironic, cynical and downright caustic towards his fellow Brits, fictionalizing the time he spent ... Read full review

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About the author (1974)

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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