Keep the Aspidistra Flying
Gordon Comstock loathes dull, middle-class respectability and worship of money. He gives up a 'good job' in advertising to work part-time in a bookshop, giving him more time to write. But he slides instead into a self-induced poverty that destroys his creativity and his spirit. Only Rosemary, ever-faithful Rosemary, has the strength to challenge his commitment to his chosen way of life. Through the character of Gordon Comstock, Orwell reveals his own disaffection with the society he once himself renounced.
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On Imperialism and War This is the second in the series of re-publishing of George Orwell essays edited by George Packer. The focus of this collection is to highlight Orwell's more journalistic side ... Read full review
I don't regret reading it. But, I wouldnt remonded it to anyone. Orwell himself hated this book and only wrote it because he needed the money.
I found the main character extreamly frustrating and didn't like him, at all. Also the book is quite depressing, and I dont tend to read books because I feel like being depressed.