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Coming up for air

Author: George Orwell
Publisher: New York, NY : Harcourt, Brace, [1950]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: George Bowling, the hero of this comic novel, is a middle-aged insurance salesman who lives in an average English suburban row house with a wife and two children. One day, after winning some money from a bet, he goes back to the village where he grew up, to fish for carp in a pool he remembers from thirty years before. The pool, alas, is gone, the village has changed beyond recognition, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell
ISBN: 9780156196253 0156196255
OCLC Number: 366588
Description: 278 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: George Orwell.

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From the Publisher: George Bowling, the hero of this comic novel, is a middle-aged insurance salesman who lives in an average English suburban row house with a wife and two children. One day, after winning some money from a bet, he goes back to the village where he grew up, to fish for carp in a pool he remembers from thirty years before. The pool, alas, is gone, the village has changed beyond recognition, and the principal event of his holiday is an accidental bombing by the RAF.

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