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Coming up for air.

Author: George Orwell
Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg, 1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Orwell, George, 1903-1950.
Coming up for air.
London, Secker & Warburg, 1959
(OCoLC)988186265
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell
OCLC Number: 11449405
Description: 237 pages 21 cm

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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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