BLAIR ERIC ARTHUR

Birth and Life

Eric Arthur Blair
(George Orwell)

writer

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

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Death

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

Orwell wrote literary criticism, poetry, fiction and polemical journalism. He 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 in the Spanish Civil War, are widely acclaimed as are his essays on politics, literature, language and culture. In 2008, The Times ranked him second on a list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945".& ...

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

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