Keep the Aspidistra Flying

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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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User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

I read this earlier this year. I don't remember it too well already because it's an unassuming sort of book. The hero is a grumpy ideologue who doesn't really want anything to do. He's poor and pissed ... Read full review

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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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