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ISBN 9781925355765
Barcode 9781925355765
Published 28 November 2016 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Orwell, George
Introduction by Wood, Charlotte
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ISBN-13 9781925355765
ISBN-10 1925355764
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Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint The Text Publishing Company
Publication Date 28 November 2016
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Orwell, George
Introduction by Wood, Charlotte
Category Award Winning
Fiction
Modern Fiction
Australian
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 23mm
Weight 304g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 703221

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for Australian Book Design Awards, Literary Fiction 2017 (Australia)
NZ Review 'Right up there among my favourite books...I read it again and again.' Margaret Atwood 'The book of the twentieth century...haunts us with an ever-darker relevance.' Independent 'A profound, terrifying, and wholly fascinating book...Orwell's theory of power is developed brilliantly.' New Yorker 'A book that goes through the reader like an east wind, cracking the skin...Such are the originality, the suspense, the speed of writing and withering indignation that it is impossible to put the book down.' V. S. Pritchett 'A remarkable book; as a virtuoso literary performance it has a sustained brilliance that has rarely been matched in other works of its genre...It is as timely as the label on a poison bottle.' New York Herald Tribune

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Author's Bio

George Orwell (1903-1950) served with the Imperial Police in Burma, fought with the Republicans during the Spanish Civil War, and was a member of the Home Guard and a writer for the BBC during World War II. He is the author of some of the most celebrated works of non-fiction and fiction in the English language.

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