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Review: Down and Out in Paris and London

User Review  - Chrissie - Goodreads

OK, here is why I did not like this book: This is touted as a book of fiction with strong autobiographical elements. So if Orwell is presenting a book of fiction I want characters who engage me. I ... Read full review

Review: Down and Out in Paris and London

User Review  - Nick Burridge - Goodreads

Seemed like an exercise in writing practice. However interesting social comment. Read full review

Review: Down and Out in Paris and London

User Review  - Cocoaheart - Goodreads

As much as I love Orwell, this book was a severe let down. I failed to appreciate the barely existing plot and was struggling to finish it. Sorry George, no hard feelings. Read full review

Review: Down and Out in Paris and London

User Review  - Denise - Goodreads

Wasn't overly impressed with this book, it is what it is, I guess, a memoir of life with the poor in Paris & London. I didn't really find it that captivating or interesting-sorry Mr. Orwell :( Read full review

Review: Down and Out in Paris and London

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

Thoroughly depressing. Read full review

Review: Down and Out in Paris and London

User Review  - Anne Walbridge - Goodreads

The title was by far the best thing about the book. Repetitive and plotless, it was just a string of one unappetizing scene after another, with no character development. Read full review

Review: Down and Out in Paris and London

User Review  - Cole McGee - Goodreads

This books was essentially George Orwell's travel diary thought the paris and london underground. Interesting at times, but not worth suggesting to anyone. Read full review

Review: Down and Out in Paris and London

User Review  - Daryl - Goodreads

Supposedly factual account of a middle-class Englishman who voluntarily enters into a bleak, and I mean bleak, existence of servitude and poverty. A not so 'light' leit-motif is a call for social ... Read full review

Review: Down and Out in Paris and London

User Review  - Holly - Goodreads

Depressing and went on and on with seemingly no point Read full review

Review: Down and Out in Paris and London

User Review  - Andy - Goodreads

Easily the most Anti-Semitic book I've ever read. Orwell hides his hatred of Jews the way Rosie O'Donnell hides her love of food. I took this shit and threw it in the trash. Read full review


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