Great Ideas Decline Of The English Murder

Mass Market Paperback | September 22, 2009

byGeorge Orwell

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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 trenchant views on everything from boys' weeklies to naughty seaside postcards.

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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 trenchant views on everything from boys' weeklies to naughty seaside postcards.

Eric Arthur Blair (1903-1950), better known by his pen-name, George Orwell, was born in India, where his father worked for the Civil Service. An author and journalist, Orwell was one of the most prominent and influential figures in twentieth-century literature. His unique political allegory Animal Farm was published in 1945, and it was...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.25 × 4.5 × 0.25 inPublished:September 22, 2009Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141191260

ISBN - 13:9780141191263

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