George Orwell

Nineteen Eighty-Four: Popular Penguins

Nineteen Eighty-Four: Popular Penguins

George Orwell

In the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to appease the needs of the Party. Inwardly, he rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute...

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Animal Farm

Animal Farm

George Orwell

A satire on totalitarianism in which farm animals overthrow their human owner and set up their own government.

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 Special priceNineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four

George Orwell, Julian Symons

In Nineteen eighty-four , one of the 20th century's great myth-makers takes a cold look at the future. Orwell's study of individual struggling - or not struggling - against totalitarianism remains a salutary lesson in any...

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Down and Out in Paris and London

Down and Out in Paris and London

George Orwell, Dervla Murphy

This is Orwell's record of a period in the late 1920s when he lived among the tramps of London and Paris. Orwell's publishers initially took the book as a sign of him abandoning Socialism, but this was denied by the author...

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Down and Out in Paris and London

Down and Out in Paris and London

George Orwell, Anthony Bourdain

To be poor and destitute in 1920s Paris and London was to experience life at its lowest ebb. George Orwell, penniless and with nowhere to go, found himself experiencing just this as he wandered the streets of both capitals in...

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Books v. Cigarettes

Books v. Cigarettes

George Orwell

Explores everything from the perils of second-hand bookshops to the dubious profession of being a critic, from freedom of the press to what patriotism really means.

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 Special priceHomage to Catalonia

Homage to Catalonia

George Orwell, Julian Symon, Peter Davison

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...

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Nineteen Eighty-Four: Anniversary Edition

Nineteen Eighty-Four: Anniversary Edition

George Orwell

Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that...

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Decline of the English Murder

Decline of the English Murder

George Orwell

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'...

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Down and Out in Paris and London

Down and Out in Paris and London

George Orwell

To be poor and destitute in 1920s Paris and London was to experience life at its lowest ebb. George Orwell, penniless and with nowhere to go, found himself experiencing just this as he wandered the streets of both capitals in...

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Keep The Aspidistra Flying: Popular Penguins

Keep The Aspidistra Flying: Popular Penguins

George Orwell

Gordon Comstock loathes dull, middle-class respectability and worship of money. He gives up a 'good job' in advertising to work part-time in a bookshop, giving him more time to write. But he slides instead into a self-induced...

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Down and Out in Paris and London

Down and Out in Paris and London

George Orwell

Documents the author's 'first contact with poverty'. This title shows a world of unrelenting drudgery and squalor - sleeping in bug-infested hostels and doss houses of last resort, working as a dishwasher in Paris' vile 'Hotel X',...

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1984

1984

George Orwell

Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that...

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Animal Farm

Animal Farm

George Orwell

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...

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four

George Orwell, Thomas Pynchon

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...

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Burmese Days

Burmese Days

George Orwell, Emma Larkin

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...

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Essays

Essays

George Orwell, Bernard Crick

These essays, reviews and articles describe the life and work of this writer.

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Why I Write

Why I Write

George Orwell

Whether puncturing the lies of politicians, wittily dissecting the English character or telling unpalatable truths about war, this title features essays that are suitable in today's era of spin.

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Shooting an Elephant

Shooting an Elephant

George Orwell, Jeremy Paxman

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...

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The Road to Wigan Pier

The Road to Wigan Pier

George Orwell, Richard Hoggart, Peter Davison

Deals with the working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s, the Road to Wigan Pier is a brilliant and bitter polemic that has lost none of its political impact over time. This...

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Keep the Aspidistra Flying

Keep the Aspidistra Flying

George Orwell, Peter Davison

Gordon Comstock loathes dull, middle-class respectability and worship of money. He gives up a 'good job' in advertising to work part-time in a bookshop, giving him more time to write. But he slides instead into a self-induced...

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Animal Farm

Animal Farm

George Orwell, Malcolm Bradbury

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,...

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