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To Orwell we owe that wonderful line about "smelly little orthodoxies" that vie, by means of propaganda, for control of our lives . Read morePublished 6 months ago by bap
Amazon doesn't seem aware that this is a collection of Esssays...
This book is excellent. I would recommend it to anyone who desires to write in the English language.
Nothing like 400 pages of Orwell essays to make you think about life. I highly recommend this book for the curious.Published 8 months ago by Boulder Buyer
My previous exposures to Orwell consisted of Animal Farm and 1984. This collection of essays is just very good reading. Read morePublished 9 months ago by rokpyle
When it comes to essays, Orwell has written the book, so to speak. All the prose is perfect, in that the information flows copiously and seemingly without effort. Read morePublished 9 months ago by steve A
Although written for the most part during the 1930s, the essays in this collection are anything but dated. Orwell's astute observations about Dickens, Shakespeare, T.S. Read morePublished 10 months ago by CSDC
These collected essays and/or book reviews were worth reading and helps gets a better understanding of Orwell's personal thoughts and opinions.Published 15 months ago by aaron
Agree or disagree with Orwell's conclusions or presuppositions, he is a fascinating critic to read. He was a man of his age, as is clear from his sampling of cultural artifacts of... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Christopher M Ames