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Description - Orwell and England: Selected Essays by George Orwell

George Orwell wrote extensively about English life and politics. The selection of essays and journalism in Orwell and England brings together some of his most provocative and insightful writing on England and Englishness.

Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition is edited and introduced by Professor Michael Gardiner.

Orwell's interests were broad. He often wrote about everyday concerns such as transport, food and the weather. Turning to social issues, he exposed the plight of the poor and the unemployed. He dissected the idea of nationalism and he examined the failings of the Left. What emerges from his acute observation of English rituals, habits and attitudes is his belief that these are the very things with which the English people can defend themselves against oppression. His writing remains insightful and prescient to this day.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781529032697
Format: Hardback
(156mm x 101mm x 18mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Macmillan Collector's Library
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publish Date: 7-Jan-2021
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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