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  • Animal Farm
    Animal Farm (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Snowball leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard, the renamed Animal Farm is organised to benefit all who walk on four legs.

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  • Nineteen Eighty-four
    Nineteen Eighty-four (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities.

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  • Nineteen Eighty-Four
    Nineteen Eighty-Four (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party.

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  • Politics and the English Language
    Politics and the English Language (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Includes all issues such as political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. This title offers an essay on style.

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  • Animal Farm
    Animal Farm (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless elite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take control.

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  • Animal Farm
    Animal Farm (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless elite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take control.

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  • The Road to Wigan Pier
    The Road to Wigan Pier (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Deals with the working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s, the Road to Wigan Pier is a brilliant and bitter polemic that has lost none of its political impact over time. This title includes descriptions of social injustice, cramped slum housing, dangerous mining conditions, squalor, and more.

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  • Why I Write
    Why I Write (Paperback) George Orwell

    Whether puncturing the lies of politicians, wittily dissecting the English character or telling unpalatable truths about war, this title features essays that are suitable in today's era of spin.

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  • Homage to Catalonia
    Homage to Catalonia (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Following his experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish Civil War, chronicled in Homage to Catalonia, the author brings the force of his humanity, passion and clarity, describing with bitter intensity the bright hopes and cynical betrayals of that chaotic episode: the revolutionary euphoria of Barcelona, and more.

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  • Animal Farm
    Animal Farm (Hardback) George Orwell

    A biting satire on dictatorship written during the Second World War and published in 1945, ANIMAL FARM is perhaps the most celebrated twentieth-century English satire after the same writer's NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR.

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  • The Road to Wigan Pier
    The Road to Wigan Pier (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Features observations of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s. This title provides descriptions of social injustice, cramped slum housing, dangerous mining conditions, squalor, hunger and growing unemployment and more.

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  • Down and Out in Paris and London
    Down and Out in Paris and London (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Documents the author's 'first contact with poverty'. This title shows a world of unrelenting drudgery and squalor - sleeping in bug-infested hostels and doss houses of last resort, working as a dishwasher in Paris' vile 'Hotel X', surviving on scraps and cigarette butts, living alongside tramps, a star-gazing pavement artist and more.

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  • Nineteen Eighty-Four
    Nineteen Eighty-Four (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Hidden away in the Record Department of the Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party.

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  • Animal Farm
    Animal Farm (Hardback) George Orwell

    Animal Farm is one of the most famous warnings ever written. Eliot, Animal Farm was published to great acclaim by Martin Secker and Warburg on 17 August 1945 in an edition of 4500 copies. In the centenary year of Martin Secker, Ltd., Harvill Secker is proud to publish this special edition with a brand-new introduction by Christopher Hitchens.

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  • Down and Out in Paris and London
    Down and Out in Paris and London (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Deals with the underworld of society. In this book, the author documents a world of unrelenting drudgery and squalor - sleeping in bug-infested hostels and doss houses of last resort, working as a dishwasher in Paris' vile 'Hotel X', surviving on scraps and cigarette butts, living alongside tramps, a star-gazing pavement artist and more.

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  • Homage to Catalonia
    Homage to Catalonia (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Following his experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish Civil War, the author brings to bear all the force of his humanity, passion and clarity, describing with bitter intensity the bright hopes and cynical betrayals of that chaotic episode: the revolutionary euphoria of Barcelona, the courage of ordinary Spanish men and more.

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  • Burmese Days
    Burmese Days (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    When Flory, a white timber merchant, befriends Indian Dr Veraswami, he defies this orthodoxy. The doctor is in danger: U Po Kyin, a corrupt magistrate, is plotting his downfall. The only thing that can save him is membership of the all-white Club, and Flory can help.

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  • Collected Poems of Rudyard Kipling
    Collected Poems of Rudyard Kipling (English, Paperback) Rudyard Kipling

    This edition of the poetry of Rudyard Kipling contains all of his verse. His poetry uses many rhythms and popular forms of speech, ranging from dramatic monologues to extended ballads. Often mistakenly branded as a fascist, Kipling's attitudes changed over the years, revealing a darker side.

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  • Burmese Days
    Burmese Days (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    When Flory, a white timber merchant, befriends Indian Dr Veraswami, he defies this orthodoxy. The doctor is in danger: U Po Kyin, a corrupt magistrate, is plotting his downfall. The only thing that can save him is membership of the all-white Club, and Flory can help.

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  • Down and Out in Paris and London
    Down and Out in Paris and London (Paperback) George Orwell

    To be poor and destitute in 1920s Paris and London was to experience life at its lowest ebb. George Orwell, penniless and with nowhere to go, found himself experiencing just this as he wandered the streets of both capitals in search of a job. This book gives an account of the streets and those who have no choice but to live on them.

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