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The Road to Wigan Pier - George Orwell
The Road to Wigan Pier
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In the 1930s Orwell was sent by a socialist book club to investigate the appalling mass unemployment in the industrial north of England. He went beyond his assignment to investigate the employed as well-”to see the most typical section of the English working class.” Foreword by Victor Gollancz.
In the 1930s Orwell was sent by a socialist book club to investigate the appalling mass unemployment in the industrial north of England. He went beyond his assignment to investigate the employed as well-”to see the most typical section of the English working class.” Foreword by Victor Gollancz.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156767507 (0156767503)
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 264
Edition language: English
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Nigeyb
Nigeyb rated it
I've recently read quite a few books by George Orwell (The Clergyman's Daughter, Coming Up For Air, Keep and The Aspidistra Flying), having previously read Nineteen Eighty-Four, Animal Farm and Homage to Catalonia, and am rapidly coming to the conclusion that he's one of my favourite writers. This ...
The Library of Babel
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I took the Road to Wigan Pier way too fastly. I drove by night through the 215 milestones between the beginning and the end of this trip. I have just parked for a few minutes halfway on the blank space between part I and part II. I turned off the engine and the headlights, had a little nap, restarte...
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