George Orwell Omnibus: The Complete Novels: Animal Farm, Burmese Days, A Clergyman's Daughter, Coming up for Air, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, and Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell 4.43 avg rating — 1,086 ratings — published 1960 — 44 editions.
George Orwell Omnibus: The Complete Novels: Animal Farm, Burmese Days, A Clergyman's Daughter, Coming up for Air, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, and Nineteen Eighty-Four (Paperback).
George Orwell's best-known novels, Animal Farm, describing a revolution that goes horribly wrong, and Nineteen Eighty-Four, portraying a world where human freedom has been crushed, are two of the most famous, well-quoted and influential political satires ever written.The other novels in this volume also tell stories of people at odds with repressive institutions: the corrupt imperialism of.George Orwell is a pen name used by English author Eric Arthur Blair. He was born in 1903 in Bengal and died in 1950. Orwell is known for his fictional novels that have been made into such movies as several versions of 1984 and full length feature Animal Farm in 1954.George Orwell was a pen name used by Eric Arthur Blair. He was a polemic writer, novelist, critic and a journalist. George Orwell was famous for writing about injustice and other social issues. He worked with fluid rhetorical as well as prose-like sentences, which made his work stand out. Orwell wrote many novels and literary critics in his time.
Seventy years on from its initial publication, George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is just as resonant in today's era of misinformation and fake news as it was in the incipient Cold War era.D J Taylor, author of a lauded biography of Orwell and a forthcoming biography of Nineteen Eighty-Four, takes us through the extraordinary impact of the author's fiction and reportage.
George Orwell's moving reflections on the English character and his passionate belief in the need for political change. The Lion and the Unicorn was written in London during the worst period of the blitz. It is vintage Orwell, a dynamic outline of his belief in socialism, patriotism and an English revolution.
George Orwell, particularly known as a novelist was an avid follower of politics who voiced his intense dislike against totalitarianism through his most famed works Animal farm (1945) and 1984 (1949). These two novels are the main contributions to Orwell’s esteemed reputation as an exceptional writer.
Blair became George Orwell just before Down and Out was published, adopting the pen-name of George Orwell. It is unknown exactly why he chose this name. He knew and liked the River Orwell in Suffolk and apparently found the plainness of the first name George attractive.
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.
George Orwell Writing under the pen name George Orwell, Eric Arthur Blair (June, 1903 - January, 1950) was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. He studied briefly under Aldous Huxley and was also a keen observer of culture.
George Orwell, English novelist, essayist, and critic famous for his novels Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-four (1949), the fictionalized but autobiographical Down and Out in Paris and London (1933), and Homage to Catalonia (1938), an account of his experiences in the Spanish Civil War.
George Orwell, Writer: Nineteen Eighty-Four. Born the son of an Opium Agent in Bengal, Eric Blair was educated in England (Eton 1921). The joined the British Imperial Police in Burma, serving until 1927. He then travelled around England and Europe, doing various odd jobs to support his writing. By 1935 he had adopted the 'pen-name' of 'George Orwell' and had written his first novels.
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George Orwell is best known for penning the dystopian novel 'Nineteen Eighty-Four'—regarded as one of the greatest classics of all time—but writing novels was only one small facet of his life.
A new life of George Orwell tries too hard to portray the author as a prophet of our current political woes Published: 27 Jan 2020. . Impossible times for political novels.