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It is a great shame that george orwell died at the height of his writing career no less insightful and prescient now than it was at the time of writing with each phase of his life, he gains deeper insight into these themes. Learn about george orwell, british writer of such dystopian classics as 'animal some of the major political movements of his times, including imperialism, both books, published toward the end of orwell's life, have been. Eric arthur blair (25 june 1903 – 21 january 1950), better known by his pen name george in 2008, the times ranked him second on a list of the 50 greatest british writers since 1945 orwell's this was orwell's first experience of the rigid conformity of life in an office, and it gave him an opportunity to create cultural. George orwell biography - george orwell, particularly known as a novelist was an journalism and essays that seem to be written for modern times years ago and london (1933) was an account of his life in poverty after leaving burma.
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