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Homage to Catalonia
George Orwell

Mariner Books, 1980

In 1936 Orwell went to Spain to report on the Civil War and instead joined the fight against the Fascists. This famous account describes the war and Orwell’s experiences. Introduction by Lionel Trilling.
  
  











  



  
1984
GEORGE ORWELL

SIGNET CLASSIC, 1969

The year 1984 is upon us, and George Orwell's prophetic, nightmare vision in 1949 of the world we were becoming is timelier than ever.
  
  











  



  
All Art Is Propaganda: Critical Essays

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009

As a critic, George Orwell cast a wide net. Equally at home discussing Charles Dickens and Charlie Chaplin, he moved back and forth across the porous borders between essay and journalism, high art and low. A frequent commentator on literature, language, film, and drama throughout his career, Orwell turned increasingly to the critical essay in the 1940s, when his most important experiences were behind him and some of his most incisive writing lay ...
  
  











  



  
Animal Farm and 1984

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2003

George Orwell's two subversive masterpieces—now together in one edition—are "weapons of self-respect as well as of self-defense," writes Christopher Hitchens in his introduction.   Animal Farm A biting satire of the Russian Revolution, Animal Farm imagines a wholly democratic society built on the credo that All Animals Are Created Equal. The pigs Napoleon, Squealer, and Snowball emerge as leaders of the new community in a subtle ...
  
  











  



  
Down and Out in Paris and London
George Orwell

Mariner Books, 1972

This unusual fictional account, in good part autobiographical, narrates without self-pity and often with humor the adventures of a penniless British writer among the down-and-out of two great cities. In the tales of both cities we learn some sobering Orwellian truths about poverty and society.
  
  











  



  
1984 (Signet Classics)
George Orwell

Signet Classic, 1961

View our feature on George Orwell’s 1984 . Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, Orwell’s narrative is timelier than ever. 1984 presents a startling and haunting vision of the world, so powerful that it is completely convincing from start to finish. No one can deny the power of this novel, its hold on the imaginations of multiple generations of readers, or ...
  
  











  



  
Animal Farm
George Orwell

Rupa, 2013

Manor Farm is like any other English farm, expect for a drunken owner, Mr Jones, incompetent workers and oppressed animals. Fed up with the ignorance of their human masters, the animals rise up in rebellion and take over the farm. Led by intellectually superior pigs like Snowball and Napoleon, the animals how to take charge of their destiny and remove the inequities of their lives. But as time passes, the realize that things aren't happening ...
  
  











  



  
A Collection of Essays
George Orwell

Mariner Books, 1970

George Orwell's collected nonfiction, written in the clear-eyed and uncompromising style that earned him a critical following   One of the most thought-provoking and vivid essayists of the twentieth century, George Orwell fought the injustices of his time with singular vigor through pen and paper. In this selection of essays, he ranges from reflections on his boyhood schooling and the profession of writing to his views on the Spanish ...
  
  











  



  
Animal Farm
George Orwell

Signet Classics, 1996

Revisit Orwell’s classic satire Animal Farm As ferociously fresh as it was more than a half century ago, this remarkable allegory of a downtrodden society of overworked, mistreated animals and their quest to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality is one of the most scathing satires ever published. As readers witness the rise and bloody fall of the revolutionary animals, they begin to recognize the seeds of totalitarianism in ...
  
  











  



  
Burmese Days: A Novel
George Orwell

Mariner Books, 1974

Orwell draws on his years of experience in India to tell this story of the waning days of British imperialism. A handful of Englishmen living in a settlement in Burma congregate in the European Club, drink whiskey, and argue over an impending order to admit a token Asian.
  
  











  



  
George Orwell's 1984 (Max Notes)
Karen Brodeur, George Orwell

Research & Education Association, 1995

REA's MAXnotes for George Orwell's 1984 MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover ...
  
  











  



  
The Road to Wigan Pier
George Orwell

Mariner Books, 1972

In the 1930s Orwell was sent by a socialist book club to investigate the appalling mass unemployment in the industrial north of England. He went beyond his assignment to investigate the employed as well-”to see the most typical section of the English working class.” Foreword by Victor Gollancz.
  
  











  



  
1984 (Spanish Edition)

DEBOLS!LLO, 2013

En el año 1984 Londres es una ciudad lúgubre en la que la Policía del Pensamiento controla de forma asfixiante la vida de los ciudadanos. Winston Smith es un peón de este engranaje perverso, su cometido es reescribir la historia para adaptarla a lo que el Partido considera la versión oficial de los hechos... hasta que decide replantearse la verdad del sistema que los gobierna y somete. «Desde El proceso de Kafka ninguna obra fantástica ...
  
  











  



  
Essays (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)
George Orwell

Everyman's Library, 2002

  A generous and varied selection–the only hardcover edition available–of the literary and political writings of one of the greatest essayists of the twentieth century.   Although best known as the author of Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-four , George Orwell left an even more lastingly significant achievement in his voluminous essays, which dealt with all the great social, political, and literary questions of the day and ...
  
  











  



  
1984 SparkNotes Literature Guide (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series)
SparkNotes, George Orwell

SparkNotes, 2014

SparkNotes Literature Guides: Making the reading experience fun!   When a paper is due, and dreaded exams loom, here's the lit-crit help students need to succeed! SparkNotes Literature Guides make studying smarter, better, and faster. They provide chapter-by-chapter analysis; explanations of key themes, motifs, and symbols; a review quiz; and essay topics. Lively and accessible, SparkNotes is perfect for late-night studying and paper ...
  
  











  



  
Animal Farm
George Orwell

Signet Classics, 1996

Animal Farm
  
  











  



  
Why I Write (Penguin Great Ideas)
George Orwell

Penguin Books, 2005

Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves—and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives—and destroyed them. Now, Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are. Penguin's ...
  
  











  



  
Homage to Catalonia / Down and Out in Paris and London (2 Works)
George Orwell

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010

Homage to Catalonia is both a memoir of Orwell’s experience at the front in the Spanish Civil War and a tribute to those who died in what he called a fight for common decency. Down and Out in Paris and London chronicles the adventures of a penniless British writer who finds himself rapidly descending into the seedy heart of two great European cities. This edition brings together two powerful works from one of the finest writers of the ...
  
  











  



  
Coming Up for Air
George Orwell

Mariner Books, 1969

George Bowling, the hero of this comic novel, is a middle-aged insurance salesman who lives in an average English suburban row house with a wife and two children. One day, after winning some money from a bet, he goes back to the village where he grew up, to fish for carp in a pool he remembers from thirty years before. The pool, alas, is gone, the village has changed beyond recognition, and the principal event of his holiday is an accidental ...
  
  











  



  
1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four), ...

Oberon Books, 2013

April, 1984. Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary, and falls in love. But Big Brother is watching him, and the door to Room 101 can swing open in the blink of an eye. Its ideas have become our ideas, and Orwell’s fiction is often said to be our reality. The definitive book of the 20th century is re-examined in a radical new adaptation exploring why Orwell’s vision of the future is as relevant as ever.
  
  











  








   



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