A Collection of Essays

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 21 d’oct. 1970 - 324 pàgines
In this bestselling compilation of essays, written in the clear-eyed, uncompromising language for which he is famous, Orwell discusses with vigor such diverse subjects as his boyhood schooling, the Spanish Civil War, Henry Miller, British imperialism, and the profession of writing.
 

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Revisió d'Usuari  - William345 - LibraryThing

Selected essays. I thought the essays here on Dickens and Kipling were revelations. About ninety percent of the essays cited by other authors that I have read are included here. Also particularly liked "Inside the Whale," a paean to Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer. Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Revisió d'Usuari  - hampusforev - LibraryThing

Flashes of brilliance couched next to some rather boring parts. Shooting an Elephant, Marrakech and Politics and the English Language is essential for anyone, anywhere. You can tell Orwell is a great ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Sobre l'autor (1970)

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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