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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A plongeur is a slave, and a wasted slave, doing stu...

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

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To die hating them, that was freedom.

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The ruling power is always faced with the question, ...

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The words kept coming back to him, statement of a my...

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Windmill or no windmill, he said, life would go on a...

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The essence of being human is that one does not seek...

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Non esiste nulla di peggio del dolore fisico. Davant...

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If he were allowed contact with foreigners he would ...

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Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else.

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So long as human beings stay human, death and life a...

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He was a lonely ghost uttering a truth that nobody w...

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If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot s...

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One wants to live, of course, indeed one only stays ...

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Nothing exists except through human consciousness

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Every generation imagines itself to be more intellig...

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...the object of waging a war is always to be in a b...

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He drove his mind into the abyss where poetry is wri...

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When you make love you're using up energy; and after...

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