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An Age Like This: 1920-1940 (The Collected Essays, Journalism & Letters, Vol. 1)

George Orwell is a major figure in twentieth century literature The author of Down and Out in Paris and London, Nineteen Eighty four, and Animal Farm, he published ten books and two collections of essays during his lifetime but in terms of actual words, produced much than seems possible for someone who died at the age of forty six and was often struggling against George Orwell is a major figure in twentieth century literature The author of Down and Out in Paris and London, Nineteen Eighty four, and Animal Farm, he published ten books and two collections of essays during his lifetime but in terms of actual words, produced much than seems possible for someone who died at the age of forty six and was often struggling against poverty and ill health His essays, letters, and journalism are among the most memorable, lucid, and intelligent ever written, the work of a master craftsman and a brilliant mind Taken as a whole they form an essential collection, and read in toto and sequentially, they provide a remarkably literary self portrait of an engaged, and consistently engaging, writer.

Here, in four volumes, is the best selection of his nonfiction writing now available, a trove of letters, essays, reviews, and journalism that is breathtaking in its scope and eclectic passions.

An Age Like This collects Orwell s essential early writings, including material that would later emerge in Down and Out in Paris and London, as well as observations on marriage, reviews of Henry Miller and J B Priestley, reports from the Spanish Civil War, an examination of the meaning and value of Charles Dickens, and notes on the early years of the Second World War.

Title : An Age Like This: 1920-1940 (The Collected Essays, Journalism & Letters, Vol. 1)
Author :  George Orwell
Language : English
Isbn : 1567921337
Format : Paperback
Pages : 574 pages

Rating: 4.1

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