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Down and Out in Paris and London

Down and Out in Paris and London

Writing Stage
Published On
1961
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ISBN
015626224X
ISBN13
9780156262248
This unusual fictional account - in good part autobiographical - narrates without self-pity and often with humor the adventures of a penniless British writer among the down-and-out of two great cities. The Parisian episode is fascinating for its expose of the kitchens of posh French restaurants, wh ...more

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Eric Arthur Blair , better known by his pen name George Orwell , was an English author and journalist. His work is marked by keen intelligence and wit, a profound awareness of social injustice, an intense opposition to totalitarianism, a passion for clarity in language, and a belief in democratic socialism.

In addition to his literary career Orwell served as a a police officer with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma from 1922-1927 and fought with the Republicans in the
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