Keep the Aspidistra Flying (Google eBook)

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Mar 19, 1969 - Fiction - 264 pages
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Gordon Comstock is a poor young man who works in a grubby London bookstore and spends his evenings shivering in a rented room, trying to write. He is determined to stay free of the “money world” of lucrative jobs, family responsibilities, and the kind of security symbolized by the homely aspidistra plant that sits in every middle-class British window.
  

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Talk about being a frustrated writer. - Goodreads
Well first of all, Orwell is a fantastic prose writer. - Goodreads
The only thing I was unsure about was the ending. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Steve mitchell - Goodreads

Mr Orwell is taking on the old English caste system. The main protagonist, Gordon Comstock, is a competent enough fellow, some would say he has talent and possibilities, except he decides to wage war ... Read full review

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User Review  - Barry Pierce - Goodreads

I buddy read this book with my bestie, Ariel Bissett. We spent more time on Voxer than actually reading this novel most nights but in our defense we spent most of that time gushing about Orwell. I ... Read full review

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About the author (1969)

GEORGE ORWELL (1903–1950) was born in India and served with the Imperial Police in Burma before joining the Republican Army in the Spanish Civil War. Orwell was the author of six novels as well as numerous essays and nonfiction works.

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