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Orwell : the life

Author: D J Taylor
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Amer. edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles George Orwell's life-changing service to the British crown in India, the literary world he inhabited, his experiences in the Spanish Civil War, and his works.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: George Orwell; George Orwell; George Orwell; George Orwell; George Orwell
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D J Taylor
ISBN: 0805074732 9780805074734 080507693X 9780805076936
OCLC Number: 51799788
Notes: "A John Macrae book."
Description: 466 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. An Oxfordshire tomb --
Part one : 1903-1927. --
2. A question of upbringing --
3. Eton Medley --
Orwell's face. --
4. White man's burden --
Part two : 1927-1936. --
5. Cross-channel --
Orwell's voice. --
6. Down there on a visit --
7. Clergymen's daughters --
Orwell and the rats. --
8. A room with a view --
Part three : 1936-1939. --
9. English journeys --
Orwell and the Jews. --
10. Spanish bombs --
11. Barcelona --
Orwell in view. --
12. Wintering out --
Part four : 1930-1945. --
13. Life during wartime --
Orwell's paranoia. --
14. London's calling --
Orwell's failure. --
15. Gains and losses --
The case against. Part five : 1945-1950. --
16. The last man in Europe --
17. Islands --
Orwell's things. --
18. Endgame --
19. Epilogue : And Sonia --
Orwell's dream.
Responsibility: D.J. Taylor.
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Chronicles George Orwell's life-changing service to the British crown in India, the literary world he inhabited, his experiences in the Spanish Civil War, and his works.

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