Book #57933

George Orwell: a Life - 1st Us Edition/1st Printing

Bernard Crick

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1980.
ISBN: 0316161128

Price: $60.00

A handsome first Edition/First Printing in Fine condition housed in an equally unblemished dust-jacket.

This biography of George Orwell tells the story of one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century. Bernard Crick traces Orwell's childhood and education in England, his military service in Burma and India, and his work as a journalist and political activist. He also discusses Orwell's relationships with fellow writers such as E.M. Forster and Aldous Huxley, his experiences in Spain during the civil war, and his later life as a teacher and writer.; 8vo; 473 pages.