Why I Write George Orwell

Why I Write

Author: George Orwell
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Book Title
Why I Write
Author
George Orwell
ISBN
9780143036357
A selection of George Orwell's politically charged essays on language and writing that give context to his dystopian classic, 1984 Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves--and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives--and destroyed them. Now, Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are. Penguin's Great Ideas series features twelve groundbreaking works by some of history's most prodigious thinkers, and each volume is beautifully packaged with a unique type-drive design that highlights the bookmaker's art. Offering great literature in great packages at great prices, this series is ideal for those readers who want to explore and savor the Great Ideas that have shaped the world. Whether puncturing the lies of politicians, wittily dissecting the English character or telling unpalatable truths about war, Orwell's timeless, uncompromising essays are more relevant, entertaining and essential than ever in today's era of spin.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: George OrwellPublisher: Penguin GroupPublished: 09/06/2005ISBN: 9780143036357Pages: 119Weight: 0.20lbsSize: 6.96h x 4.46w x 0.36dReview Citations: Ingram Advance 09/01/2005 pg. 97Library Journal 10/01/2005 pg. 122New York Review of Books 03/12/2009 pg. 17
A selection of George Orwell's politically charged essays on language and writing that give context to his dystopian classic, 1984

Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves--and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives--and destroyed them.

Now, Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are. Penguin's Great Ideas series features twelve groundbreaking works by some of history's most prodigious thinkers, and each volume is beautifully packaged with a unique type-drive design that highlights the bookmaker's art. Offering great literature in great packages at great prices, this series is ideal for those readers who want to explore and savor the Great Ideas that have shaped the world.

Whether puncturing the lies of politicians, wittily dissecting the English character or telling unpalatable truths about war, Orwell's timeless, uncompromising essays are more relevant, entertaining and essential than ever in today's era of spin.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: George Orwell
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 09/06/2005
ISBN: 9780143036357
Pages: 119
Weight: 0.20lbs
Size: 6.96h x 4.46w x 0.36d

Review Citations: Ingram Advance 09/01/2005 pg. 97
Library Journal 10/01/2005 pg. 122
New York Review of Books 03/12/2009 pg. 17
A selection of George Orwell's politically charged essays on language and writing that give context to his dystopian classic, 1984

Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves--and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives--and destroyed them.

Now, Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are. Penguin's Great Ideas series features twelve groundbreaking works by some of history's most prodigious thinkers, and each volume is beautifully packaged with a unique type-drive design that highlights the bookmaker's art. Offering great literature in great packages at great prices, this series is ideal for those readers who want to explore and savor the Great Ideas that have shaped the world.

Whether puncturing the lies of politicians, wittily dissecting the English character or telling unpalatable truths about war, Orwell's timeless, uncompromising essays are more relevant, entertaining and essential than ever in today's era of spin.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: George Orwell
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 09/06/2005
ISBN: 9780143036357
Pages: 119
Weight: 0.20lbs
Size: 6.96h x 4.46w x 0.36d

Review Citations: Ingram Advance 09/01/2005 pg. 97
Library Journal 10/01/2005 pg. 122
New York Review of Books 03/12/2009 pg. 17