The Unknown Orwell: Orwell, the Transformation

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Stanford University Press, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 631 pages
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For the first time, these two essential books on George Orwell have been brought together under one cover. The Unknown Orwell describes the first thirty years of Orwell's life his childhood, the years at Eton and in Burma, and the struggles to become a writer. Orwell: The Transformation carries us forward into the crucial years 1933 to 1937 in which Eric Blair, minor novelist, became George Orwell, a powerful writer with a view, a mission, and a message.

 

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Peter Stansky is the Frances and Charles Field Professor of History at Stanford University, author, among other works, of Redesigning the World: William Morris, the 1880s, and the Arts and Crafts, and coauthor of Journey to the Frontier: Two Roads to the Spanish Civil War.

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