Birth and Life

Eric Arthur Blair
(George Orwell)


Date of birth 25. 6. 1903
Country of birth India



Date of death 21. 1. 1950
Cemetery The Parish Church of All Saints, Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire, England
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 51.644117, -1.271318

Summary from Wikipedia

As a writer, Orwell produced literary criticism and poetry, fiction and polemical journalism; and is best known for the allegorical novella Animal Farm (1945) and the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949). His non-fiction works, including The Road to Wigan Pier (1937), documenting his experience of working-class life in the north of England, and Homage to Catalonia (1938), an account of his experiences soldiering for the Republican faction of the Spanish Civil War (1936–1939), are as critically respected as his essays on politics and literature, language and culture. In 2008, The Times ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 25. 1. 2016

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