AUTHOR | GEORGE ORWELL



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George Orwell | Novelist, political writer and journalist



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Eric Arthur Blair , who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic. His work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism.
Orwell wrote literary criticism, poetry, fiction, and polemical journalism. He is perhaps best known for his dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) and the allegorical novella Animal Farm (1945). His non-fiction works, including The Road to Wigan Pier (1937), documenting his experience of working class life in the north of England, and Homage to Catalonia (1938), an account of his experiences in the Spanish Civil War, are widely acclaimed, as are his essays on politics, literature, language, and culture. In 2008, The Times ranked him second on a list of 'The 50 greatest British writers since 1945'.
Orwell's work continues to influence popular and political culture, and the term Orwellian—descriptive of totalitari


Born: 1903-06-25

Born in: Motihari, Bengal Presidency, British India

Died: 1950-01-21







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Inequality was the price of civilization.

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Has it ever occurred to you,' he said, 'that the who...

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Despotic governments can stand 'moral force' till th...

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Power is not a means; it is an end. One does not est...

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I am afraid of death. You are young, so presumably y...

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He who controls the past controls the future. He who...

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On the whole human beings want to be good, but not t...

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Man is the only creature that consumes without produ...

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This work was strictly voluntary, but any animal who...

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