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The Resource Down and out in Paris and London, George Orwell

Down and out in Paris and London, George Orwell

Label
Down and out in Paris and London
Title
Down and out in Paris and London
Statement of responsibility
George Orwell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is Orwell's record of a period in the late 1920s when he lived among the tramps of London and Paris. Orwell's publishers initially took the book as a sign of him abandoning Socialism, but this was denied by the author himself. The book attempts to offer insights, rather than solutions
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Summary
Orwell's account of his salad days as a penniless British writer in the early 1930s contains a good deal of autobiography, no self-pity, and much humor
Tone
Writing style
Character
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048207
Cataloging source
HCO
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1903-1950
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Orwell, George
Dewey number
305.569
Index
no index present
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1020
Literary form
non fiction
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1931-
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  • Davison, Peter
  • Murphy, Dervla
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True
Series statement
Penguin classics
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  • Orwell, George
  • Homeless persons
  • Homelessness
  • Poor
  • Poor
  • Homeless persons
  • Paris (France)
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Down and out in Paris and London, George Orwell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Secker & Warburg, 1999
Control code
366029
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Repr.
Extent
xviii, 215 p.
Isbn
9780141184388
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Down and out in Paris and London, George Orwell
Publication
Note
Originally published: Secker & Warburg, 1999
Control code
366029
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Repr.
Extent
xviii, 215 p.
Isbn
9780141184388
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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