Keep the Aspidistra Flying (Twentieth Century Classics)

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A novel about a copywriter who embarks on a new life as a poetry writing bookseller, an action that has disastrous consequences. Determined to rebel against dull respectability he sets off on a voyage of discovery, accompanied by a faithful female companion.

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A completely harrowing and stark account of poverty ... written in clear and violent language (Cyril Connolly)

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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. All his novels and non-fiction, including Burmese Days (1934), Down and Out in Paris and London (1933), The Road to Wigan Pier (1937) and Homage to Catalonia (1938) are published in Penguin Modern Classics.

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Orwell, George
Published by Penguin Classic (1990)
ISBN 10: 0140182330 ISBN 13: 9780140182330
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(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Penguin Classic, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140182330

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