This is Orwell's record of a period in the late 1920s when he lived among the tramps of London and Paris. Orwell's publishers initially took the book as a sign of him abandoning Socialism, but this was denied by the author himself. The book attempts to offer insights, rather than solutions.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Part autobiography, this unusual novel follows the experiences of a penniless adventurer, first in Paris in the early 1930s and later in London, where he mingles among tramps and street people.Review:
The white-hot reaction of a sensitive, observant, compassionate young man to poverty (Dervla Murphy)
Orwell was the great moral force of his age ( Spectator)
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Penguin Audio, 1997. Audio Book(Cassette). Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-007-97-6464106
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801408625771.0