This title presents an assessment of George Orwell's writing, and why it retains its central importance in a modern world. The author argues and defends Orwell's politics and gives an introduction to his work. He examines Orwell's attitude towards a number of issues, including: the Empire, the Left, the Right, America, "Englishness" and feminists.
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Christopher Hitchens lives in Washington, DC. His most recent books are The Missionary Position: Mother Theresa in Theory and Practice; his attack on the Clintons No One Left To Lie To: The Values of America's Worst Family and The Trial Of Henry Kissinger.Review:
'Thomas Carlyle wrote of his Cromwell that he had had to drag him out from under a mound of dead dogs and offal before being able to set him up as a figure worthy of biography. This is not a biography, but I sometimes feel as if George Orwell requires extricating from under a pile of saccharine tablets and moist hankies...'
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