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This meticulously edited collection of George Orwell's Critical Writings is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents:

Thoughts on England:

Down the Mine

North and South

Democracy in the British Army

The Lion and the Unicorn

Antisemitism in Britain

In Defence of English Cooking

Decline of the English Murder

Politics and the English Language

Reflections on War and Society:

Spilling the Spanish Beans

Not Counting N*****s

Prophecies of Fascism

Wells, Hitler and the World State

Looking Back on the Spanish War

Who Are the War Criminals?

Future of a Ruined Germany

Revenge is Sour

You and the Atomic Bomb

Notes on Nationalism

Catastrophic Gradualism

Freedom of the Park

How the Poor Die

In Front of Your Nose

Views on Literature, Art & Famous Men:

In Defence of the Novel

Notes on the Way

Charles Dickens

Charles Reade

Inside The Whale

Literature and Totalitarianism

The Art of Donald Mcgill

Rudyard Kipling

W. B. Yeats

Mark Twain

Raffles and Miss Blandish

Arthur Koestler

Benefit of Clergy: Some Notes on Salvador Dali

Good Bad Books

Nonsense Poetry

In Defence of P. G. Wodehouse

Politics vs. Literature

Confessions of a Book Reviewer

The Prevention of Literature

Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool

Writers and Leviathan

Reflections on Gandhi

Book Reviews:

Mein Kampf

Personal Record

The Totalitarian Enemy

The Development of William Butler Yeats

Miscellaneous Writings:

A Farthing Newspaper

The Spike

A Hanging

Bookshop Memories

Shooting an Elephant


New Words

Boys' Weeklies and Frank Richards's Reply

Poetry and the Microphone

The Sporting Spirit

A Good Word for the Vicar of Bray

A Nice Cup of Tea

Pleasure Spots

Riding Down from Bangor

Some Thoughts on the Common Toad

James Burnham and the Managerial Revolution

Why I Write

Books vs. Cigarettes

Such, Such Were the Joys

As I Please

Politics & Current Affairs
31 August
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