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Orwell, George 1903-1950

Overview
Works: 2,610 works in 10,804 publications in 25 languages and 223,133 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Satire  History  Biography  Science fiction  Fables  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Creator, Contributor, Dedicatee, Other, Translator, zxx, Honoree, Originator, Adapter
Classifications: PR6029.R8, 823.912
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Most widely held works about George Orwell
 
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Most widely held works by George Orwell
Nineteen eighty-four : a novel by George Orwell( Book )

540 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 16,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eternal warfare is the price of bleak prosperity in this satire of totalitarian barbarism
Animal farm by George Orwell( Book )

378 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 13,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on totalitarianism in which farm animals overthrow their human owner and set up their own government
1984 by George Orwell( Recording )

145 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 5,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1984, the world is a power-play and contemporary man is a non-entity controlled and watched by Big Brother
Burmese days : a novel by George Orwell( Book )

213 editions published between 1934 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corrupt Burmese politician uses the powers of his office to win membership in a British club
The road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell( Book )

143 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Orwell's observations on the appalling living conditions of the unemployed of northern England in 1937, includes evaluations of middle class prejudice and apathy, and a criticism of socialism
Animal farm by George Orwell( Recording )

112 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the animals at Manor Farm revolt against their master, their goal is to establish an ideal community based on hard work, honesty, and the equality of all animals. Animal Farm, as they rename it, briefly fulfills the ideal. But soon, through manipulation and aggression by those who assume power, the farm's founding principles are slowly eroded and abolished
Keep the aspidistra flying by George Orwell( Book )

158 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gordon Comstock refuses to be corrupted by the world around him and chooses a low paying job and a life of poverty over prosperity and family responsibilities; however, the more he struggles against the money god, the more he realizes that it is a futile journey
Coming up for air by George Orwell( Book )

179 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: George Bowling, the hero of this comic novel, is a middle-aged insurance salesman who lives in an average English suburban row house with a wife and two children. One day, after winning some money from a bet, he goes back to the village where he grew up, to fish for carp in a pool he remembers from thirty years before. The pool, alas, is gone, the village has changed beyond recognition, and the principal event of his holiday is an accidental bombing by the RAF
Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell( Book )

245 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 2,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains primary source material
The collected essays, journalism, and letters of George Orwell by George Orwell( Book )

188 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collec. essays,journalism,letters of G. Orwell.-v.1
A clergyman's daughter by George Orwell( Book )

128 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the book's jacket insert: George Orwell's third novel, which has been out of print in this country since its original publication in the thirties, is vintage Orwell in its theme, its spirit, and its style. Dorothy Hare is the perfect daughter of a clergyman. She spends here time in good works, She cultivates good thoughts and pricks her arm with a pin when a bad one arises. And she does her best to bridge the gap between her father's fanciful view of his position in the world and such realities as the butcher's bill. But even Dorothy's strength has its limits, and one night as she works feverishly to finish the costumes for the church-school play, she blacks out. She comes to on a London street, clad in a sleazy dress and unaware of her identity. She is fair game for the tough but friendly Nobby and his cockney pals, who befriend her for the half crown in her pocket. There follows a series of adventures: "pickin' 'ops" in Kent; a night with the down-and-outers in Trafalgar Square-a scene that Richard H. Rovere has said: "may well be the finest thing in all of Orwell's fiction"; teaching in a grubby day school for girls-a whirl of episodes spun out with all the verve and vividness, the biting humor, and the complete authority that Orwell was able to command
Down and out in Paris and London : a novel by George Orwell( Book )

208 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This book] is a memoir in two parts on the theme of poverty in the two cities. The first part is a picaresque account of living on the breadline in Paris and the experience of casual labour in restaurant kitchens. The second part is a travelogue of life on the road in and around London from the tramp's perspective, with descriptions of the types of hostel accommodation available and some of the characters to be found living on the margins. --www.wikipedia.com
Shooting an elephant, and other essays by George Orwell( Book )

28 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Orwell reader; fiction, essays, and reportage by George Orwell( Book )

6 editions published between 1956 and 1984 in English and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal farm by George Orwell( Book )

39 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 9 languages and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on totalitarianism features farm animals that overthrow their human owner and set up their own government, only to develop into an equally corrupt society
Orwell, the war commentaries by George Orwell( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens, Dali & others : studies in popular culture by George Orwell( Book )

28 editions published between 1946 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orwell, the lost writings by George Orwell( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays by George Orwell( Book )

15 editions published between 1954 and 1993 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Such, such were the joys ... -- Charles Dickens -- The art of Donald McGill -- Rudyard Kipling -- Raffles and Miss Blandish -- Shooting an elephant -- Politics and the English language -- Reflections on Gandhi -- Marrakech -- Looking back on the Spanish War -- Inside the whale -- England your England -- Boys' weeklies -- Why I write
Animal farm ; 1984 by George Orwell( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All animals are equals but some animals are more equal than others. George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution is the account of the bold struggle, initiated by the animals, that transforms Mr. Jones's Manor Farm into Animal Farm, a wholly democratic society built on the credo that all animals are created equal. Out of their cleverness, the pigs Napoleon, Squealer, and Snowball emerge as leaders of the new community in a subtle evolution that proves disastrous. The climax is the brutal betrayal of the faithful horse Boxer, when totalitarian rule is re-established with the bloodstained postscript to the founding slogan: but some animals are more equal than others. War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. In 1984, London is a grim city where Big Brother is always watching you and the thought police can practically read your mind. Winston is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called the Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be. The two novels that you now hold in your hands have become modern classics, taught in many schools as examples of moral weight and political prescience, read for pleasure, excitement and instruction; a wise, compassionate, and illuminating fable. The New York Times: absolutely first-rate, comparable to Voltaire and Swift. There are no replacements for a George Orwell, just as there are no replacements for a Bernard Shaw or a Mark Twain. He pricked, provoked and badgered lazy minds, delighted those who enjoyed watching an original intelligence at work. Time: 1984 is a profound, terrifying, and wholly fascinating book. It is a fantasy of the political future, and like any such fantasy, serves its author as a magnifying device for an examination of the present. Lionel Trilling: the most solid, the most brilliant, thing George Orwell has done
 
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Nineteen eighty-four : a novel
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Aowei'er 1903-1950

Āravēla, Jorja

Āravēla, Jorja 1903-1950

Ārvel, Jārg 1903-1950

Ārvel, Jārji 1903-1950

Aūrūal, Jūrj

Blair, E.A.

Blair E. A. 1903-1950

Blair, Eric

Blair , Eric <1903-1950>

Blair, Eric A. 1903-1950

Blair , Eric Arthur

Blair Eric Arthur 1903-1950

Blair, Eric Arthur wirkl. Name 1903-1950

Blair, Eric Hugh, 1903-1950

Corc Oruell

Džordžs Orvels

George Orwell

George Orwell Angla verkisto (1903-1950)

George Orwell britischer Schriftsteller, Essayist und Journalist

George Orwell Brits schrijver

George Orwell brittiläinen kirjailija ja lehtimies

George Orwell brittisk författare och journalist

George Orwell écrivain britannique

George Orwell English author and journalist

George Orwell escritor e jornalista britânico

George Orwell escritor y periodista británico

George Orwell Inggles a mannurat

George Orwell pisarz i publicysta angielski

George Orwell scrittore britannico

George Piqué escriptor y peridita y boxeador

Georgius Orwell

Jārj Ārvil 1903-1950

Joorj Orwel

Ôravela, Jôrja, 1903-1950

Oravēla, Jyorja

Oravēla, Jyorja 1903-1950

Oruel, Dzhordzh 1903-1950

Oruel, G.

Oruel, G. 1903-1950

Oruell, Dzhordzh 1903-1950

Oruell, Dzjordzj 1903-1950

Oruèll, Džordž.

Oruėll, Džordž 1903-1950

Orvel, Džordž

Orvel, Džordž 1903-1950

Orṿel, G'org' 1903-1950

Orvell, D.

Orvell , Džordž

Orvell, Džordž 1903-1950

Orvell, Georg 1903-1950

Orvels, Džordžs 1903-1950

Orwal, Ǧarǧ 1903-1950

ʾOrwal, Ǧorǧ, 1903-1950

ʾŌrwel, Gʹorgʹ, 1903-1950

Orwel, Joorj, 1903-1950

Ôrwêl, ǰorǰ 1903-1950

Orwell.

Orwell , Dzoraz

Orwell, G.

Orwell G. 1903-1950

Orwell, G. (George), 1903-1950

Orwell, Georg 1903-1950

Orwell, George

Orwell, George pseud

Orwell, George Pseud. 1903-1950

Orwell, Jerzy.

Orwelli George

Ouweier, Qiaozhi, 1903-1950

Ōweru, Jōji 1903-1950

Ūrvil, Jurj 1903-1950

Ūrwal, Ǧurǧ 1903-1950

Ūrwīl, Ǧūrǧ, 1903-1950

Uwrūwīl, Ǧūrǧ, 1903-1950

Τζορτζ Όργουελ Άγγλος συγγραφέας και δημοσιογραφος

Блэр Э. А. 1903-1950

Джордж Орвелл

Джордж Оруел

Джордж Оруэл

Джордж Оруэлл английский писатель и публицист

Жорж Орвелл

Орвелл Д. 1903-1950

Орвелл, Джордж

Орвелл, Джордж, 1903-1950

Оруэлл Д. 1903-1950

Оруэлл, Джордж

Оруэлл, Джордж, 1903-1950

Џорџ Орвел

Ҷорҷ Оруэлл

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אורוול, ג׳ורג׳

אורוול, גורג 1903-1950

אורול, ג׳ורג׳ 1903-1950

ארוועל, ג'ורג' 1903-1950

בלר, אריק ארתור

ג'ורג' אורוול סופר בריטי

آرول، جارج، 1903-1950

أورويل, جورج.

بلير، اريك (Blair, Eric)

جارج اورول

جارج اورویل

جورج ارول

جورج اورول

جورج اورويل

جورج أورويل، 1903-1950

جورج اورويل، 1903-1950 م

جۆرج ئۆروێڵ

जर्ज अरवेल

जॉर्ज ऑरवेल

জর্জ অরওয়েল

ਜਾਰਜ ਆਰਵੈੱਲ

ஜார்ஜ் ஆர்வெல்

జార్జ్ ఆర్వెల్

ಜಾರ್ಜ್‌ ಆರ್ವೆಲ್‌

ജോർജ്ജ് ഓർവെൽ

จอร์จ ออร์เวลล์

ออร์เวลล์, ยอร์ช

ჯორჯ ორუელი

블레어, 에릭 아서 1903-1950

오오웰 1903-1950

오오웰, 조오지 1903-1950

오웰 1903-1950

오웰, G 1903-1950

오웰, 조오지 1903-1950

오웰, 조지 1903-1950

오웰, 죠지 1903-1950

조오지 오오웰

조지 오웰

オーウェル, G.

オーウェル, ジョージ

オウエル, ジョージ

ジョージ・オーウェル

ブレア, エリック・アーサー

乔治·奥威尔

佐治奧威爾

奥威尓

奥威尓, 乔治

奥威尔乔治 1903-1950

欧威尔, 乔治, 1903-1950

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