A biography of george orwell an english novelist essayist journalist and critic

He kept a diary about his experiences there.

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Early life He was born in Bengal, into the class of sahibs. Eventually in October, after sending A Clergyman's Daughter to Moore, he left for London to take a job that had been found for him by his aunt Nellie Limouzin.

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He wrote numerous essays and reviews over the years, developing a reputation for producing well-crafted literary criticism.

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A month later, he arrived at Rangoon and travelled to the police training school in Mandalay. Orwell's interest in political matters grew rapidly after this novel was published. For years, Orwell had periods of sickness, and he was officially diagnosed with tuberculosis in Initially Orwell had high hopes of the war, which he believed would instil a sense of Socialist purpose: this view was developed in the pamphlet essay The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius He later wrote, "I had the lonely child's habit of making up stories and holding conversations with imaginary persons, and I think from the very start my literary ambitions were mixed up with the feeling of being isolated and undervalued. At the end of the summer term in , Blair returned to Southwold, where his parents had used a legacy to buy their own home. This was a much larger establishment with pupils and a full complement of staff. At the end of that year, he was assigned to Katha in Upper Burma , where he contracted dengue fever in

His father stayed behind in India and rarely visited. Donning ragged clothes, he went into the East End of London to live in cheap lodging houses among labourers and beggars; he spent a period in the slums of Paris and worked as a dishwasher in French hotels and restaurants; he tramped the roads of England with professional vagrants and joined the people of the London slums in their annual exodus to work in the Kentish hopfields.

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The subsequent campaign of lies and distortion carried out by the Communist press, [71] in which the POUM was accused of collaborating with the fascists, had a dramatic effect on Orwell.

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George Orwell: Novelist, Essayist and Critic