George Orwell

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About George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair (1903-1950), better known by his pen-name, George Orwell, was born in India, where his father worked for the Civil Service. An author and journalist, Orwell was one of the most prominent and influential figures in twentieth-century literature. His unique political allegory Animal Farm was published in 1945, and it was this novel, together with the dystopia of Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), which brought him world-wide fame. His novels and non-fiction include Burmese Days, Down and Out in Paris and London, The Road to Wigan Pier and Homage to Catalonia.

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George Orwell and Chris Mould
Out now! Animal Farm by George Orwell, illustrated by Chris Mould. Published by Faber & Faber.
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Out now! Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell,. Published by Faber & Faber.
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George Orwell and Chris Mould
Out now! Animal Farm by George Orwell, illustrated by Chris Mould. Published by Faber & Faber.
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