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Burmese Days

7, 29/11/2001, £8.99
£8.09
When Flory, a white timber merchant, befriends Indian Dr Veraswami, he defies this orthodoxy. The doctor is in danger: U Po Kyin, a corrupt magistrate, is plotting his downfall. The only thing that can save him is membership of the all-white Club, and Flory can help.

Animal Farm

Paperback, 24/02/2000, £8.99
£8.09
When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless elite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take control.

Shooting an Elephant

Paperback, 05/06/2003, £9.99
£8.99
An account of author's experience as a police officer in imperial Burma; killing an escaped elephant in front of a crowd 'solely to avoid looking a fool'. This title features essays such as 'My Country Right or Left', 'How the Poor Die' and 'Such, Such were the Joys', his memoir of the horrors of public school, and more.

Nineteen Eighty-Four

Paperback, 07/02/2013, £10.99
£9.89
Ever since its publication in 1949, George Orwell's terrifying vision of a totalitarian regime where Big Brother controls its citizens like 'a boot stamping on a human face' has become a touchstone for human freedom, and one of the most widely-read books in the world. In this edition, the author elucidates the full meaning of this satire.

England Your England

Paperback, 30/03/2017, £1.99
£1.79

Animal Farm: Illustrated

Paperback, 27/08/2015, £8.99
£8.09
The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again: but already it was impossible to say which was which...

Nineteen Eighty-Four

Paperback, 29/01/2004, £8.99
£8.09
Hidden away in the Record Department of the Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party.

Complete Novels of George Orwell

Paperback, 04/06/2009, £30.00
£27.00
Describing a revolution that goes horribly wrong, this title portrays a world where human freedom has been crushed, are two of the most famous, well-quoted and influential political satires ever written.

Decline of the English Murder

Paperback, 27/08/2009, £4.99
£4.49
Explores the English love of reading about a good murder in the papers (and laments the passing of the heyday of the 'perfect' murder involving class, sex and poisoning), as well as unfolds author's views on everything from boys' weeklies to naughty seaside postcards.

Homage to Catalonia

Paperback, 30/03/2000, £9.99
£8.99
Following his experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish Civil War, the author brings to bear all the force of his humanity, passion and clarity, describing with bitter intensity the bright hopes and cynical betrayals of that chaotic episode: the revolutionary euphoria of Barcelona, the courage of ordinary Spanish men and more.

Coming Up for Air

Paperback, 25/01/2001, £9.99
£8.99
George Bowling, forty-five, mortgaged, married with children, is an insurance salesman with an expanding waistline, a new set of false teeth - and a desperate desire to escape his dreary life. He fears modern times - since, in 1939, the Second World War is imminent - foreseeing food queues, soldiers, secret police and tyranny.