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Essays

Paperback, 29/06/2000, £14.99
£13.49
Features that illuminate the life and work of one of the most individual writers of this century. Displaying an almost unrivalled mastery of English plain prose, this essays create a literary manner from the process of thinking aloud and continue to challenge, move and entertain.

George Orwell: English Rebel

Hardback, 13/02/2014, £12.99
A journey through the life and thought of George Orwell, from public school satirist and imperial policeman to Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty Four.

Finding George Orwell In Burma

Paperback, 07/07/2011, £8.99
£8.09
'Larkin's reportage on Burma is every bit as fascinating as Orwell's Burmese essays of the 1930s' - Observer

Selected Essays

Hardback, 27/09/2002, £20.00
£18.00
Includes 'The Freedom of the Press', intended as the preface to 'Animal Farm' but undiscovered until 1972. Considered by Noam Chomsky to be Orwell's most important essay. These essays demonstsrate the life and work of one of the most individual writers of the last century.

Animal Farm

Paperback, 03/07/2008, £8.99
£8.09
Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Snowball leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard, the renamed Animal Farm is organised to benefit all who walk on four legs.

Things I Don't Want to Know: A Response to George Orwell's Why I Write

Hardback, 20/05/2013, £14.99
£13.49
'Perhaps when Orwell described sheer egoism as a necessary quality for a writer, he was not thinking about the sheer egoism of a female writer. Even the most arrogant female writer has to work over time to build an ego that is robust enough to get her through January, never mind all the way to December.' Deborah Levy