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George Orwell
Shooting an Elephant (2009 edition), Penguin UK - ISBN: 9780141912288
George Orwell
Extracts from a Manuscript Notebook (1949), The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell, vol. 4 (1968)

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Born: June 25, 1903

Died: January 21, 1950 (aged 46)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Author, novelist

Bio: 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.

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