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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It's a beautiful thing, the destruction of words.

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Football has nothing to do with fair play. It is bou...

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The best books... are those that tell you what you k...

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Being in a minority, even in a minority of one, did ...

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...every human being is doomed to die, which is the ...

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It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks we...

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Many people genuinely do not wish to be saints, and ...

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The Spaniards are good at many things, but not at ma...

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How could you communicate with the future? It was of...

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Writing a novel is agony.

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We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of ...

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You may not understand this, but I don't think it ma...

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At night all cats are grey.

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Who controls the past controls the future: who contr...

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I felt as if I was the only person awake in a city o...

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We sleep soundly in our beds, because rough men stan...

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In trench warfare five things are important: firewoo...

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At 50, everyone has the face he deserves.

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We make you pay for the water you drink, for the foo...

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

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