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Best of George Orwell

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The life and writings of George Orwell

Rated 3 points - posted 10 years ago by writershire in category Books.
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1984: 60th-Anniversary Edition (Plume) by George Orwell Report Abuse
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Orwell: The Life by D. J. Taylor Report Abuse
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George Orwell: A Biography by Bernard R. Crick Report Abuse
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Burmese Days: A Novel by George Orwell Report Abuse
Novel based on Orwell's experiences as a policeman in Burma, this book provides a critical account of life in the British empire.
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Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell Report Abuse
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The Complete Works of George Orwell by George Orwell Report Abuse
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A Clergyman's Daughter by George Orwell Report Abuse
Considered valuable for its social observations.
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Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell Report Abuse
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The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell Report Abuse
This is one of the most enduring of his "autobiographical" works.
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Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell Report Abuse
Orwell's account of his service in the Spanish Civil War--this book is considered to be the most accurate of his "autobiographical" books and has a great analysis of the Republican side of the conflict.
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Animal Farm by Lesley Henniker-Major Report Abuse
This is considered to be Orwell's greatest novel and it really is still chilling in its power of observation.
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Coming Up for Air (Harvest Book) by George Orwell Report Abuse
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Eric and us: A remembrance of George Orwell by Jacintha Buddicom Report Abuse
This is a childhood memoir of George Orwell written by a neighbor with quotes from his early poetry.
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Essays (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics) by George Orwell Report Abuse
This is a fantastic single-volume collection of his essays.
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George Orwell: A Literary Life (Literary Lives) by Peter Hobley Davison Report Abuse
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The Girl from the Fiction Department: A Portrait of Sonia Orwell by Hilary Spurling Report Abuse
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George Orwell: A Personal Memoir by T. R. Fyvel Report Abuse
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Infants of the Spring: The Memoirs of Anthony Powell by Anthony Powell Report Abuse
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George Orwell at Home (and Among the Anarchists) by Vernon Richards Report Abuse
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