The George Orwell Non-Fiction Collection: Down and Out in Paris and London / The Road to Wigan Pier / Homage to Catalonia / Essays / Poetry (Unabridged)- George Orwell

33h 28min
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Summary

This audiobook includes unabridged recordings of all George Orwell's greatest non-fiction: 3 full-length books; a collection of his most well-renowned essays; and the complete collection of his poety.
Down and Out in Paris and London: Orwell recounts his London tramping exploits in Paris and London with a cast of colourful characters.
The Road to Wigan Pier: Vivid descriptions of social injustice, cramped slum housing, dangerous mining conditions, squalor, hunger, and growing unemployment create a searing account of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s.
Homage to Catalonia: Having enlisted to fight for an anti-Stalinist communist party in Spain, Orwell is soon forced to flee the country and here discusses the destructive nature of Soviet communism.
Essays: A wide-ranging selection of Orwell's essays, through which he ranges from reflections on his boyhood schooling and the profession of writing to his views on the Spanish Civil War and British imperialism.
Poetry: The complete collection of Orwell's published poetry.
Full chapter listing:
- Chapters 2 to 41: Down and Out in Paris and London
- Chapters 42 to 56: The Road to Wigan Pier
- Chapters 57 to 72: Homage to Catalonia
- Chapter 73 to 75: A Hanging
- Chapter 76 to 78:Anti-Semitism in Britain
- Chapter 79 to 81: A Nice Cup of Tea
- Chapter 82 to 84: Books v. Cigarettes
- Chapter 85 to 87: Bookshop Memories
- Chapter 88 to 90: British Cooking
- Chapter 91 to 93: Can Socialists be Happy?
- Chapter 94 to 96: Confessions of a Book Reviewer
- Chapter 97 to 99: How the Poor Die
- Chapter 100 to 102: In Defence of English Cooking
- Chapter 103 to 105: Looking Back on the Spanish War
- Chapter 106 to 108: My Country, Right or Left
- Chapter 109 to 111: Notes on Nationalism
- Chapter 112 to 114: Politics and the English Language
- Chapter 115 to 117: Reflections on Gandhi
- Chapter 118 to 120: Shooting an Elephant
- Chapter 121 to 123: The Decline of the English Murder
- Chapter 124 to 128: The Lion and the Unicorn
- Chapter 129 to 131: The Moon Under Water
- Chapter 132 to 134: Why I Write
- Chapter 135 to 137: You and the Atomic Bomb
- Chapter 138: A Dressed Man
- Chapter 139: A Little Poem
- Chapter 140: Awake, Young Men of England
- Chapter 141: Ironic Poem About Prostitution
- Chapter 142: Kitchener
- Chapter 143: On A Ruined Farm
- Chapter 144: Our Minds Are Married, But We Are Too Young
- Chapter 145: A Poem From Burma
- Chapter 146: Romance
- Chapter 147: Sometimes, in the Middle Autumn Days
- Chapter 148: Summer-like
- Chapter 149: The Lesser Evil
- Chapter 150: The Pagan
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Format:
Audiobook
Time Audiobook:
33h 28min
Languages:
English
Published:
16/12/2021
Publisher Audiobook:
SNR Audio
ISBN Audiobook:
9781914230110

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