A selection of George Orwell’s politically charged essays on language and writing that give context to his dystopian classic, 1984
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Table Of Contents
Why I WriteWhy I Write
The Lion and the Unicorn
Politics and the English Language
About George Orwell
GEORGE ORWELL (1903-1950) served with the Imperial Police in Burma, fought with the Republicans during the Spanish Civil War, and was a member of the Home Guard and a writer for the BBC during World War II. He is the… More about George Orwell
Published by Penguin Books Sep 06, 2005| 128 Pages| 4-3/8 x 7-1/8| ISBN 9780143036357