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Down and out in Paris and London : a novel

Author: George Orwell
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1961.
Series: Harbrace paperbound library, HPL 54
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The adventures of a broke British writer as he works as a dishwasher in Paris and stays in homeless shelters in London.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: George Orwell
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell
ISBN: 015626224X 9780156262248 9780756970864 0756970865
OCLC Number: 6082214
Notes: "A Harvest/HBJ book."
Description: 213 p. ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Harbrace paperbound library, HPL 54
Responsibility: by George Orwell.

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The adventures of a broke British writer as he works as a dishwasher in Paris and stays in homeless shelters in London.

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Culture and exerience builds character

by bobrobboy (WorldCat user published 2008-06-09) Good Permalink

I can't say why I enjoyed reading this or why it stays with me today.  Perhaps I empathized with Orwell's experience as a down-and-out traveler making ends meet. Perhaps I like the underbelly of the rich food experiences that we take for granted.

hen again, it could just be that Orwell...
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