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The One That Got Away: The Bittersweet Story of George Orwell and His Childhood Sweetheart
The One That Got Away: The Bittersweet Story of George Orwell and His Childhood Sweetheart

“It took me literally years to realise that we are all imperfect creatures but that Eric was less imperfect than anyone else I ever met.”

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George Orwell on Writing and the Four Questions a Great Writer Must Ask Herself
George Orwell on Writing and the Four Questions a Great Writer Must Ask Herself

“By using stale metaphors, similes and idioms, you save much mental effort, at the cost of leaving your meaning vague, not only for your reader but for yourself.”

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George Orwell’s <em>Animal Farm</em> Illustrated by Ralph Steadman
George Orwell’s Animal Farm Illustrated by Ralph Steadman

“I do not wish to comment on the work; if it does not speak for itself, it is a failure.”

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Haunting Illustrations for Orwell’s <em>Nineteen Eighty-Four</em>, Introduced by the Courageous Journalist Who Broke the Edward Snowden Story
Haunting Illustrations for Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, Introduced by the Courageous Journalist Who Broke the Edward Snowden Story

“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.”

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George Orwell on Money, Taxes, and the Government
George Orwell on Money, Taxes, and the Government

“Towards the government I feel no scruples and would dodge paying the tax if I could. Yet I would give my life for England readily enough, if I thought it necessary.”

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George Orwell’s Dessert Recipes
George Orwell’s Dessert Recipes

Sugar and spice and a respite of nice amidst hardship.

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