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Orwell, George, 1903-1950. Book on CD - 2019 BOCD 824.912 Or , Adult BOCD / Nonfiction / Literary Arts / Orwell, George None on shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 5 out of 5

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Compact discs.
Why I write -- The spike -- A hanging -- Shooting an elephant -- Bookshop memories -- Marrakech -- Charles Dickens -- Boys' weeklies -- Inside the whale -- My country right or left -- The lion and the unicorn -- Wells, Hitler and the world state -- The art of Donald McGill -- Rudyard Kipling -- Looking back on the Spanish War -- W.B. Yeats -- Poetry and the microphone -- Benefit of clergy: some notes on Salvador Dali -- Raffles and Miss Blandish -- Arthur Koestler -- Antisemitism in Britain -- In defence of P.G. Wodehouse -- Notes on Nationalism -- Good bad books -- The sporting spirit -- Nonsense poetry -- The prevention of literature -- Books v. cigarettes -- Decline of the English murder -- Politics and the English language -- Some thoughts on the common toad -- A good word for the Vicar of Bray -- Confessions of a book reviewer -- Politics vs literature: an examination of Gulliver's travels -- How the poor die -- Riding down from Bangor -- Lear, Tolstoy and the fool -- Such, such were the joys -- Writers and Leviathan -- Reflections on Gandhi.
Read by Alex Hyde-White.
Orwell unfolds his views on subjects ranging from a revaluation of Charles Dickens to the nature of Socialism, from a comic yet profound discussion of naughty seaside postcards to a spirited defense of English cooking.


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[Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Publishing, [2019]
Year Published: 2019
Description: 20 audio discs (25 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Language: English
Format: Book on CD


Hyde-White, Alex, 1959-