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Author: George Orwell; Peter Hobley Davison; Christopher Hitchens
Publisher: New York : Liveright Pub. Corp., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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George Orwell was an inveterate keeper of diaries. Eleven diaries are presented here covering the period 1931-1949 from his early years as a writer up to his last literary notebook.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: George Orwell; George Orwell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell; Peter Hobley Davison; Christopher Hitchens
ISBN: 9780871404107 0871404109
OCLC Number: 755705035
Description: xxi, 597 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Hop-picking diary, August 25,1931-October 8, 1931 --
The road to Wigan Pier diary, January 31, 1936-March 15, 1936 --
Domestic diary volume I, August 9, 1938-March 28, 1939, intercalated with Morocco diary, September 7, 1938-March 28, 1939 ; Marrakech notebook ; Domestic diary volume 1, continued, April 10,1939-May 26, 1939 --
Domestic diary volume II, May 27, 1939-August 31, 1939, intercalated with Diary of events leading up to the war, July 2, 1939-September 3, 1939 ; Domestic diary volume II, continued, September 5, 1939-April 29, 1940 --
War-time diary, May 28, 1940-August 28, 1941 --
Second war-time diary, March 14, 1942-November 15, 1942 --
The Jura diaries: Domestic diary volume III, May 7, 1946-January 5, 1947 ; Domestic diary volume IV, April 12, 1947-September 11, 1947 ; Domestic diary volume V, September 12, 1947-October 29, 1947 ; Summary of Avril's entries, December 27,1947-May 10, 1948 --
Relevant entries from Orwell's notebooks, c. February 20, 1948-May 21, 1948 --
Domestic diary volume V, July 31, 1948-December 24, 1948 --
Relevant entries from last literary notebook, March 21, 1949-September 1949.
Responsibility: George Orwell ; edited by Peter Davison ; introduction by Christopher Hitchens.

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Edited with exemplary skill and grace by Peter Davison. --William H. Gass"

 
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