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Review: As I Please: 1943-1945 (The Collected Essays, Journalism & Letters, Vol. 3)

User Review  - Mitchell - Goodreads

The third volume in Orwell's collected non-fiction, As I Please covers the period from 1943 to 1945. At this time Orwell was working as literary editor at a magazine called Tribune, and wrote a ... Read full review

Review: As I Please: 1943-1945 (The Collected Essays, Journalism & Letters, Vol. 3)

User Review  - Mary Catelli - Goodreads

I think more essays and fewer letters than even the one before, covering up to the tail end of World War II -- it includes an allusion to the atom bomb, namely that the Japanese surrender did much to ... Read full review

Review: An Age Like This: 1920-1940 (The Collected Essays, Journalism & Letters, Vol. 1)

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This one contains rather more letters than the later volumes. Provides some interesting insights. Into Orwell for one. His unthinking biases, including his assumption that Socialism is the only right ... Read full review

Review: An Age Like This: 1920-1940 (The Collected Essays, Journalism & Letters, Vol. 1)

User Review  - Mary Catelli - Goodreads

This one contains rather more letters than the later volumes. Provides some interesting insights. Into Orwell for one. His unthinking biases, including his assumption that Socialism is the only right ... Read full review

Review: An Age Like This: 1920-1940 (The Collected Essays, Journalism & Letters, Vol. 1)

User Review  - Paul Steer - Goodreads

I've finished reading volume 1 and have now moved on to vol. 2. Read full review

Review: An Age Like This: 1920-1940 (The Collected Essays, Journalism & Letters, Vol. 1)

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I've finished reading volume 1 and have now moved on to vol. 2. Read full review

Review: An Age Like This: 1920-1940 (The Collected Essays, Journalism & Letters, Vol. 1)

User Review  - Paul Steer - Goodreads

I've finished reading volume 1 and have now moved on to vol. 2. Read full review

Review: In Front of Your Nose: 1945-1950 (The Collected Essays, Journalism & Letters, Vol. 4)

User Review  - Mitchell - Goodreads

This is the fourth and final volume of George Orwell's collected letters, essays and reviews, covering the period from 1945 through to Orwell's death in January 1950 (though the last letter is dated ... Read full review

Review: In Front of Your Nose: 1945-1950 (The Collected Essays, Journalism & Letters, Vol. 4)

User Review  - Mary Catelli - Goodreads

The last of the volumes. More essays than letters, and even the essays are less personal and more political. Communism, which was a thread throughout the first three, really comes out in full force ... Read full review

Review: My Country Right or Left: 1940-1943 (The Collected Essays, Journalism & Letters, Vol. 2)

User Review  - Ecoute Sauvage - Goodreads

One of the most pitilessly, admirably, honest observers ever. Was early to join the now-unpopular school of thought that held Winston Churchill to be a coward (viz: Gallipoli) and a fraud (viz: loading arms on to the Lusitania, a civilian passenger ship). His integrity shines throughout. Read full review


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