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Eric Arthur Blair, widely known as George Orwell, wrote as though he couldn't help being relevant. His highly personal work, though written in the mid-twentieth century, still... Read morePublished 3 months ago by ewomack
Before reading this collection of George Orwell’s essays, I only knew of his oeuvre of writing through two novels Animal Farm and 1984. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Richard C. Geschke
Actually, I would give this 4.5 stars. It's not quite as good as All Art Is Propaganda. Some of the essays were too long for me, especially the final one, about his schooling. Read morePublished 7 months ago by rokpyle
Orwell represents the epitome of essay writing. This book is a collection of his narrative rather than the analytical ones for which he may be better known. Read morePublished 8 months ago by steve A
More genius from the master of the essay. Do yourself a favor and buy it already.Published 11 months ago by Kevin M. Kirkpatrick
Great book by a great writer. I don't always agree with Orwell but his writing is a pleasure to read.Published 17 months ago by Pat Ryan
Great collection of essays from a great essayist and thinker!Published 17 months ago by Paul Sullivan
Orwell has become a saint of the contemporary Western intellectual. I think this is largely due to the way his collectivist sympathies were tempered with a healthy dose of... Read morePublished on October 8, 2013 by 18in32