George Orwell, Book Jacket Essay

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George Orwell, Book Jacket

Eric Arthur Blair, known as George Orwell, was born in 1903 near Nepal in the Indian
Village Moithari. "This is exactly what he tried to do: he tried to change himself from
Eric Blair, old Etonian and English colonial policemen, into George Orwell, classless
antiauthoritarian." (www.k-1.com) His two most famous work were Animal Farm(1943) and
1984(1946). Other books he has written have been Why I Write, Road to Wigan Pier, Down and
Out(which was almost destroyed), Burmese Days, The Clergyman's Daughter, Homage to
Catalonia, and Coming up for Air. In 1944 George Orwell and his then wife, Elieen O
'Shaughnessy, adopted a child. A year after hi wife died during an operation. In 1946, the
same year he wrote 1984 and was also very ill, he married Sonia Bronwell. He says 1984 was
so gloomy because of his illness. He died in January 1950 on the island of Jura off the
Scottish Coast.

Eric Arthur Blair, known as George Orwell, was born in 1903 near Nepal in the Indian
Village Moithari. "This is exactly what he tried to do: he tried to change himself from
Eric Blair, old Etonian and English colonial policemen, into George Orwell, classless
antiauthoritarian." (www.k-1.com) His two most famous work were Animal Farm(1943) and
1984(1946). Other books he has written have been Why I Write, Road to Wigan Pier, Down and
Out(which was almost destroyed), Burmese Days, The Clergyman's Daughter, Homage to
Catalonia, and Coming up for Air. In 1944 George Orwell and his then wife, Elieen O
'Shaughnessy, adopted a child. A year after hi wife died during an operation. In 1946, the
same year he wrote 1984 and was also very ill, he married Sonia Bronwell. He says 1984 was
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