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George Orwell : a life

Author: Bernard Crick
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1982, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George Orwell; George Orwell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Crick
ISBN: 0140058567 9780140058567
OCLC Number: 8883424
Notes: "First published in Great Britain by Secker & Warburg 1980 ... Published in Penguin Books 1982"--Title page verso.
Description: 655 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: 'And I was a chubby boy' --
The joys of prep school and the echoing green --
Learning and holidays --
Eton: resting on the oars (1917-21) --
An Englishman in Burma (1922-7) --
Going native in London and Paris (1928-31) --
Hard times or struggling up (1932-4) --
Bookshop days (1934-5) --
The crucial journey to Wigan Pier and home to Wallington (1936) --
Spain and 'necessary murder' (1937) --
Coming up for air (1938-9): the political writer --
The challenge and frustration of war (1939-41) --
Broadcasting days (1941-3) --
Tribune and the making of Animal Farm (1943-5) --
Famous and solitary man (1945-6) --
Jura days --
The last days and Nineteen Eighty-Four --
Appendix A. The nineteen forty-three outline of Nineteen Eighty-Four --
Appendix B. The dating of 'such, such were the joys'.
Responsibility: Bernard Crick.

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