Orwell and England - Selected Essays

Author(s): George Orwell; Michael Gardiner (Editor)

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A collection of Orwell's compellingly perceptive essays on subjects from food to weather to unemployment, edited and introduced by Professor Michael Gardiner.George Orwell wrote extensively about English life and politics. The selection of essays and journalism in Orwell and England brings together some of his most provocative and insightful writing on England and Englishness.Orwell's interests were broad. He often wrote about everyday concerns such as transport, food and the weather. Turning to social issues, he exposed the plight of the poor and the unemployed. He dissected the idea of nationalism and he examined the failings of the Left. What emerges from his acute observation of English rituals, habits and attitudes is his belief that these are the very things with which the English people can defend themselves against oppression. His writing remains insightful and prescient to this day.Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library, a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover.

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  • : 9781529032697
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Collector's Library, The
  • : January 2021
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  • : 224
  • : Hardback
  • : George Orwell; Michael Gardiner (Editor)