In Front of Your Nose features George Orwell's final writings from 1945-1950, including extracts from his manuscript notebook and details of his remarriage and adoption of his son. It also includes reviews of books by Jean-Paul Sartre and Graham Greene, an examination of politics and literature in Gulliver's Travels, and the hidden meanings of "nonsense poetry." This is the last in a four-volume collection of Orwell's nonfiction writing from 1920-1950 - the best selection of his letters, essays, reviews, and journalism - demonstrating the author's breathtaking scope and eclectic passions.
|Publisher:||Godine, David R. Publishers, Inc.|
|Series:||Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell Series , #4|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.50(d)|
About the Author
George Orwell (1903¿1950) was an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic. Best known for his dystopian book 1984 and the allegorical novella Animal Farm, Orwell is the author of six novels as well as numerous essays and works of nonfiction. His writing continues to influence popular culture: The term "Orwellian" (describing a repressive, totalitarian state) has entered the language, along with several of his own neologisms, such as "Big Brother" and "cold war."