KEEP THE ASPIDISTRA FLYING by George Orwell

KEEP THE ASPIDISTRA FLYING

byGeorge Orwell

Kobo ebook | November 15, 2012

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Keep the Aspidistra Flying, first published 1936, is a socially critical novel by George Orwell. It is set in 1930s London. The main theme is Gordon Comstock's romantic ambition to defy worship of the money-god and status, and the dismal life that results. Comstock's life is a mess, but whenever he has the chance to improve his position he destroys it, because it would be giving in to financial interests. Eventually, he does redeem himself, but grudgingly. Still, it is an entertaining novel, and gives a picture of life in England around 1930.

Orwell wrote the book in 1934 and 1935 when he was living at various locations near Hampstead in London, and drew on his experiences in these and the preceding few years. At the beginning of 1928 he lived in lodgings in Portobello Road from where he started his tramping expeditions, sleeping rough and roaming in the poorer parts of London.

Title:KEEP THE ASPIDISTRA FLYINGFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 15, 2012Publisher:Download eBooksLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990005856225

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