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A life in letters : a life in letters

Author: George Orwell; Peter Davison
Publisher: New York : Liveright Pub. Corporation, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First American edition
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A compilation of personal letters creates an autobiography of the author of "Nineteen Eighty-Four" through his correspondence with other literary luminaries, including T.S. Eliot and Henry Miller, as well as letters to complete strangers.
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: George Orwell; George Orwell
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell; Peter Davison
ISBN: 9780871404626 0871404621
OCLC Number: 1043475831
Description: xviii, 542 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: From pupil to teacher to author: 1911-1933 --
Publishing, Wigan and Spain: 1934-1938 --
From Morocco to the BBC: 1938-1941 --
The BBC and the War: 1941-1943 --
Journalism and the death of Eileen: 1943-1945 --
Jura: 1946 and 1947 --
Hairmyres and Jura: 1948 --
Cranham, University College Hospital, and Orwell's death: 1949-1950 --
New textual discoveries.
Responsibility: selected and annotated by Peter Davison.

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A compilation of personal letters creates an autobiography of the author of "Nineteen Eighty-Four" through his correspondence with other literary luminaries, including T.S. Eliot and Henry Miller, as well as letters to complete strangers.

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