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Down and out in Paris and London

George Orwell (author), Dervla Murphy (author of introduction), Peter Davison (commentator)
Verslag van Orwells ervaringen als zwerver en bohémien tussen 1927 en 1932, waarvan anderhalf jaar als aankomend schrijver in Parijs.
Down and out in Paris and London / George Orwell ; with an introduction by Dervla Murphy ; and a note on the text by Peter Davison
George Orwell
Author of introduction
Dervla Murphy
Peter Davison 1926-
London: Penguin, 2001 | Other editions
xix, 230 p.
0-141-18438-8 9780141184388 (paperback)

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About George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950) was an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic who wrote under the pen name of George Orwell. His work is characterised by lucid prose, social criticism, opposition to totalitarianism, and support of democratic socialism.

Orwell produced literary criticism, poetry, fiction, and polemical journalism. He is known for the allegorical novella Animal Farm (1945) and the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949). His non-fiction works, including The Road to Wigan Pier (1937), documenting his experience of working-class life in the industrial north of England, and Homage to Catalonia (1938), an account of his experiences soldiering for the Republican faction of the Spanish Civil War (1936–1939), are as critically respected as his essays on politics, literature, language and culture.

Born in India, Blair was raised and educated in England fro…Read more on Wikipedia