In Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell
Orwell's final two novels— and —had sold almost fifty million copies in sixty-two languages by 2007; more than any other pair of books by a twentieth-century author. Several of his works were semi-autobiographical in nature: was inspired by his period working as an imperial policeman and is the most fictionalized; records his experiences tramping and teaching in those two cities; is initially a study of poverty in the north of England, but ends with an extended biographical essay of Orwell's experiences with poverty; and recounts his experiences to fight in during the with the .
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The bibliography of George Orwell includes journalism, essays, books, and fiction written by the British writer (1903–1950). Orwell was a prolific writer and considered him "perhaps the 20th century's best chronicler of English culture." Orwell primarily wrote non-fiction—including book reviews, , and investigative journalism—for a variety of British periodicals. He first achieved widespread acclaim with his fictional novella and cemented his place in history as a novelist with the publication of shortly before his death.
This latest contribution to George Orwell (1903–50) scholarship is a compact intellectual biography with much political and social content. Colls (cultural history, De Montfort Univ., Leicester; Identity of England) draws from Orwell's diaries and letters and consults hundreds of other works about the writer, which are cited and annotated in over 60 pages of notes. He uses the writer's "Englishness" as his underlying theme and lucidly explains the arcs of Orwell's relationship with his country. T