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The Road to Wigan PierThe Road to Wigan Pier
by George Orwell - eBooks@Adelaide , 2010
The book documents Orwell's investigations of the living conditions amongst the working class in the north of England before World War II. There is a long essay on his middle-class upbringing, and the development of his political conscience.
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Keep the Aspidistra FlyingKeep the Aspidistra Flying
by George Orwell - eBooks@Adelaide , 2004
Gordon Comstock loathes dull, middle-class respectability and worship of money. He gives up a good job to work part-time in a bookshop, giving him more time to write. But he slides into a poverty that destroys his creativity and his spirit.
(3918 views)

Down and Out in Paris and LondonDown and Out in Paris and London
by George Orwell - eBooks@Adelaide , 2004
Autobiographical work by George Orwell, published in 1933. Dressed as a beggar, Orwell takes whatever employment might be available to a poverty-stricken outcast of Europe. In Paris he lives in a slum and works as a dishwasher.
(5984 views)

Coming up for AirComing up for Air
by George Orwell - eBooks@Adelaide , 2004
Insurance salesman George 'Fatty' Bowling lives with his humorless wife and their two irritating children in a dull house in London suburb of West Bletchley. The year is 1938. Doomsayers are declaring that England will be at war again by 1941.
(5752 views)

Burmese DaysBurmese Days
by George Orwell - eBooks@Adelaide , 2002
Orwell depicts a world of real and mental violence, pure racism, corruption, bribing and blackmail. This hard-hitting book contains the main themes of Orwell's later work: immoral, secret, arrogant and violent behavior of a all powerful oligarchy.
(9136 views)

Animal FarmAnimal Farm
by George Orwell - eBooks@Adelaide , 2004
Orwell's book is a nearly perfect piece of writing, both an engaging story and an allegory that actually works. When the beasts of Manor Farm oust their drunken human master and take over management of the land, all are awash in collectivist zeal.
(48381 views)