Selected Essays

Selected Essays

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George Orwell


Category: Literature & Anthologies

Format: Paperback / softback

Publication date: 5/25/23

Publisher: HarperPress

ISBN 13: 9780198810506

Total Pages: 240 pages

Weight: 140

Dimensions: 110 x 178 x 17

HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'When I was about sixteen I suddenly discovered the joy of mere words' Best known for his remarkable novels Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell's essay writings throughout the 1930s and 40s are just as compelling. From 'Why I Write' to 'Shooting an Elephant' and 'A Hanging', his observations offer contemporary readers a snapshot of Britain during some of its most turbulent decades. This collection, ranging from Orwell's experiences as a police officer in South-East Asia to opinion pieces on British political unrest and the horrors of war, is a selection of his most acclaimed essays, which continue to be revered today for their originality and insight.