George Orwell

George Orwell

Born: June 25, 1903

Died: January 21, 1950

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: Dickens, Dali & others: studies in popular culture by George Orwell, Reynal & Hitchcock, 1946, p. 144
Source/Notes: The Complete Works of George Orwell: Facing unpleasant facts, 1937-1939, edited by Peter Hobley Davison, p. 75

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Source/Notes: The Complete Novels of George Orwell: Animal Farm, Burmese Days, A Clergyman's Daughter, Coming Up for Air, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, Nineteen Eighty-Four (2001 edition), Penguin UK - ISBN: 9780141911656
Source/Notes: The Complete Novels of George Orwell: Animal Farm, Burmese Days, A Clergyman's Daughter, Coming Up for Air, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, Nineteen Eighty-Four (2001 edition), Penguin UK - ISBN: 9780141911656

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