The Orwell Reader: Fiction, Essays, and Reportage

by George Orwell

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780156701761
  • ISBN-10: 0156701766
  • Pages: 480
  • Publication Date: 03/08/1961
  • Carton Quantity: 40

About the book

Here is Orwell’s work in all its remarkable range and variety. The selections in this anthology show how Orwell developed as writer and as thinker; inevitably, too, they reflect and illuminate the history of the time of troubles in which he lived and worked. “A magnificent tribute to the probity, consistency and insight of Orwell’s topical writings” (Alfred Kazin). Introduction by Richard H. Rovere.

About the author
George Orwell

GEORGE ORWELL (1903–1950) was born in India and served with the Imperial Police in Burma before joining the Republican Army in the Spanish Civil War. Orwell was the author of six novels as well as numerous essays and nonfiction works.