For the twenty-month period of this volume, there are reproduced 123 book, 38 theatre, and 43 film reviews. Additionally, Inside the Whale, Orwell's first collection of essays, and The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius are reprinted here. Throughout this period Orwell kept a wartime diary, and its entries are printed chronologically with his reviews, essays, and letters. It was in 1941 that Orwell began his series of "London Letters" for Partisan Review, and the volume also includes Orwell's lecture notes for instructing members of his Home Guard platoon.
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Volume 12 from The Complete Works of George Orwell
This volume includes many book, theatre, and film reviews, as well as Inside the Whale, Orwell's first collection of essays, and The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius. Also reproduced are his broadcasts on literary criticism, his wartime diary, his "London Letters" for Partisan Review.
George Orwell (1903-1950) served with the Imperial Police in Burma, fought with the Republicans during the Spanish Civil War, and was a member of the Home Guard and a writer for the BBC during World War II. He is the author of some of the most celebrated works of non-fiction and fiction in the English language.
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Descripción Secker & Warburg, 1999. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0436203626