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Facing Unpleasant Facts: Narrative Essays (2009 edition), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - ISBN: 9780547417769
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Orwell's England (2001 edition), Penguin UK - ISBN: 9780141926636
George Orwell
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Extracts from a Manuscript Notebook (1949), The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell, vol. 4 (1968)
George Orwell
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1984: (2014 edition), Living Letters


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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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There is no slavery but ignorance. Liberty is the child of intelligence. The history of man is simply the history of slavery, of injustice and brutality, together with the means by which he has, through the dead and desolate years, slowly and painfully advanced.

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