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ORWELL - The Authorised Biography

Michael Shelden

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ISBN 10: 0434695173 / ISBN 13: 9780434695171
Published by William Heinemann, London, 1991
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Hardcover with dust jacket Michael Shelden's triumphant authorised biography of George Orwell restores a sense of drama and passion to Orwell's life, revealing him as a fascinating, even heroic character struggling to achieve his ambitions against a background of great public and private turmoil. Incudes 'Books by George Orwell', a select bibliography, and 27 b&w photographs. Ours is an ex-library copy in transparent protective covering, with usual stamps, stickers and barcode. GOOD book in GOOD unclipped dust jacket 564 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 44064

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Title: ORWELL - The Authorised Biography

Publisher: William Heinemann, London

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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This biography draws on a range of new sources, from a very candid letter giving evidence of Orwell's romantic attachments to other boys at Eton, to records in the India Office Library which alter the conventional view of his service in Burma.

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