Modern Classics Burmese Days by George Orwell

Modern Classics Burmese Days

byGeorge Orwell

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Based on his experiences as a policeman in Burma, George Orwell's first novel presents a devastating picture of British colonial rule. It describes corruption and imperial bigotry in a society where, 'after all, natives were natives - interesting, no doubt, but finally ... an inferior people'. When Flory, a white timber merchant, befriends Indian Dr Veraswami, he defies this orthodoxy. The doctor is in danger: U Po Kyin, a corrupt magistrate, is plotting his downfall. The only thing that can save him is membership of the all-white Club, and Flory can help. Flory's life is changed further by the arrival of beautiful Elizabeth Lackersteen from Paris, who offers an escape from loneliness and the 'lie' of colonial life.

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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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Title:Modern Classics Burmese DaysFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.09 × 4.37 × 0.73 inPublished:March 4, 2014Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141395435

ISBN - 13:9780141395432

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