George Orwell

George Orwell

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: British

Occupation: Author, novelist

Biography: Eric Arthur Blair, better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist and journalist. His work is marked by clarity, intelligence and wit, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and belief in democratic socialism.

Source/Notes: Facing Unpleasant Facts: Narrative Essays (2009 edition), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - ISBN: 9780547417769

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Source/Notes: Extracts from a Manuscript Notebook (1949), The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell, vol. 4 (1968)

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