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George Orwell - Books by and about George Orwell

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 24 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book George Orwell Illustrated by David Smith, illustrated by Mike Mosher
    George Orwell Illustrated - by David Smith, illustrated by Mike Mosher

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781608467839 | ISBN 10: 160846783x

    George Orwell’s story told in full, with a light touch and copious illustrations.  “...often remarkably judicious.” That’s what Peter Davison, the editor of George Orwell’s Complete Works, said in 1998 about these authors, Orwell for Be ... more

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  • Cover image of book Orwell on Freedom by George Orwell
    Orwell on Freedom - by George Orwell

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781787301405 | ISBN 10: 1787301400

    With an introduction by Kamila Shamsie.   ‘Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.’   George Orwell is one of the world’s most famous writers and social commentators. Through his wr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius by George Orwell
    The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius - by George Orwell

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241315682 | ISBN 10: 0241315689

    George Orwell's moving reflections on the English character and his passionate belief in the need for political change.   The Lion and the Unicorn was written in London during the worst period of the blitz. It is vintage Orwell, a dynamic out ... more

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  • Cover image of book Between The Bullet And The Lie: Essays on Orwell by Kristian Williams
    Between The Bullet And The Lie: Essays on Orwell - by Kristian Williams

    £15.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781849352901 | ISBN 10: 1849352909

    Old debates about democracy vs. socialism vs. fascism are back. Missing from today’s versions are the voices of moral clarity, those that challenge us to be our best selves in difficult times. Kristian Williams has mined the intellect of a man who, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Man in Europe: A Novel by Dennis Glover
    The Last Man in Europe: A Novel - by Dennis Glover

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781863959377 | ISBN 10: 1863959378

    April, 1947. In a run-down farmhouse on a remote Scottish island, George Orwell begins his last and greatest work: Nineteen Eighty-Four.   Forty-four years old and suffering from the tuberculosis that within three winters will take his life, O ... more

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  • Cover image of book Orwell on Truth by George Orwell
    Orwell on Truth - by George Orwell

    £9.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781787300521 | ISBN 10: 1787300528

    'Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two equals four. If that is granted, all else follows.'   This selection of George Orwell’s writing, from both his novels and non-fiction, gathers together his thoughts on the subject of truth. It ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seeing Things As They Are: Selected Journalism and Other Writings by George Orwell
    Seeing Things As They Are: Selected Journalism and Other Writings - by George Orwell

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141984230 | ISBN 10: 0141984236

    An enlightening anthology of George Orwell's journalism and non-fiction writing, showing his genius across a wide variety of genres. Selected by leading expert Peter Davison.  Famous for his novels and essays, Orwell remains one of our very b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Burmese Days by George Orwell
    Burmese Days - by George Orwell

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141395432 | ISBN 10: 0141395435

    Set in the days of the Empire, with the British ruling in Burma, Burmese Days describes both indigenous corruption and Imperial bigotry, when 'after all, natives were natives - interesting, no doubt, but finally only a "subject" people, an inferior p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Essays by George Orwell
    Essays - by George Orwell

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141395463 | ISBN 10: 014139546x

    These essays, reviews and articles illuminate the life and work of one of the most individual writers of this century - a man who created a unique literary manner from the process of thinking aloud and who elevated political writing to an art. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell
    The Road to Wigan Pier - by George Orwell

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141395456 | ISBN 10: 0141395451

    A searing account of George Orwell's observations of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s, The Road to Wigan Pier is a brilliant and bitter polemic that has lost none of its political impact ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
    Nineteen Eighty-Four - by George Orwell

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141393049 | ISBN 10: 0141393041

    "Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past" Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell
    Homage to Catalonia - by George Orwell

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141393025 | ISBN 10: 0141393025

    'Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism as I understand it'. Thus wrote Orwell following his experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish ... more

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  • Cover image of book Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell
    Down and Out in Paris and London - by George Orwell

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141393032 | ISBN 10: 0141393033

    Written when Orwell was a struggling writer in his twenties, it documents his 'first contact with poverty'. Here, he painstakingly documents a world of unrelenting drudgery and squalor - sleeping in bug-infested hostels and doss houses of last resort ... more

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  • Cover image of book Animal Farm by George Orwell
    Animal Farm - by George Orwell

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141393056 | ISBN 10: 014139305x

    "All animals are equal - but some are more equal than others" When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gra ... more

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  • Cover image of book Politics and the English Language by George Orwell
    Politics and the English Language - by George Orwell

    £1.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141393063 | ISBN 10: 0141393068

    'Politics and the English Language' is widely considered Orwell's most important essay on style. Style, for Orwell, was never simply a question of aesthetics; it was always inextricably linked to politics and to truth.'All issues are political issues ... more

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  • Cover image of book Orwell: Life and Art by Jeffrey Meyers
    Orwell: Life and Art - by Jeffrey Meyers

    £20.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780252077463 | ISBN 10: 0252077466

    A preeminent Orwell scholar's lifetime of work on the icon of modern literature. This remarkable volume collects, for the first time, essays representing more than four decades of scholarship by one of the world's leading authorities on Georg ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Orwell Diaries by George Orwell, edited by Peter Davison
    The Orwell Diaries - by George Orwell, edited by Peter Davison

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141191546 | ISBN 10: 0141191546

    George Orwell was an inveterate keeper of diaries. The Orwell Diaries presents eleven of them, covering the period 1931-1949, and follows Orwell from his early years as a writer to his last literary notebook. An entry from 1931 tells of a communal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Decline of the English Murder by George Orwell
    Decline of the English Murder - by George Orwell

    £4.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141191263 | ISBN 10: 0141191260

    In these timeless and witty essays George Orwell explores the English love of reading about a good murder in the papers (and laments the passing of the heyday of the 'perfect' murder involving class, sex and poisoning), as well as unfolding his trenc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Books v. Cigarettes by George Orwell
    Books v. Cigarettes - by George Orwell

    £4.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141036618 | ISBN 10: 0141036613

    Beginning with a dilemma about whether he spends more money on reading or smoking, George Orwell's entertaining and uncompromising essays go on to explore everything from the perils of second-hand bookshops to the dubious profession of being a critic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why I Write by George Orwell
    Why I Write - by George Orwell

    £4.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780141019000 | ISBN 10: 014101900x

    "Anyone who wants to understand the twentieth century will still have to read Orwell."(Timothy Garton Ash, New York Review of Books) Whether puncturing the lies of politicians, wittily dissecting the English character or telling unpalatable trut ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
    Nineteen Eighty-Four - by George Orwell

    £8.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780141187761 | ISBN 10: 014118776x

    Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party.  Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedien ... more

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  • Cover image of book Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell
    Down and Out in Paris and London - by George Orwell

    £8.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780141184388 | ISBN 10: 0141184388

    George Orwell's first published work, Down and Out in Paris and London, is a vivid, sensitive account of the time he lived as one of the poor in the late twenties.  In a bug-infested hotel, surviving only between the pawnbroker and a little teac ... more

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  • Cover image of book Orwell and Politics by George Orwell
    Orwell and Politics - by George Orwell

    £20.00   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780141185187 | ISBN 10: 014118518x

    This major new collection brings together the best of George Orwell's powerful political essays and journalism with his timeless satire on totalitarianism, Animal Farm. They show the vast range of his political interests, with articles expressing his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Homage To Catalonia by George Orwell
    Homage To Catalonia - by George Orwell

    £9.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780141183053 | ISBN 10: 0141183055

    "Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic socialism as I understand it."Thus wrote Orwell following his experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish C ... more

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