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Birth Name: Eric Arthur Blair

Born: 25 June 1903 Died: 21 January 1950

Country of origin: India

Height: 6' 2"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Sonia Brownell


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Who's Listal's Role Model? (205 items)
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Description: George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. His work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism. Orwell wrote literary criticism, poetry, fiction, and polemical journalism. He is perhaps best known for his dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) and the allegorical novella Animal Farm (1945). His non-fiction works, including The Road to Wigan Pier (1937), documenting his experience of working class life in the north of England, and Homage to Catalonia (1938), an account of his experiences in the Spanish ... (more)
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2. Animal Farm (1954)
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1. Animal Farm (1999)
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2. 1984 (1954)
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3. Theatre 625 (1964)
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Best Authors (13 person items)

"1984 (a monument)."


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""if you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever." "political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind." "by becoming continuous war has ceased to exist." "every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac." "nearly all children nowadays were horrible." "men can only be happy when they do n"


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A Death For Every Year (107 person items)

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"“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is public relations.” “I enjoy talking to you. Your mind appeals to me. It resembles my own mind except that you happen to be insane.” “The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power. We are different from all the oligarchies of the past in that we know what we are doing. All the others were cowards and hypocrites. They neve"


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"1984 =) Ps: Please read this author (porfavor leia esse autor)"


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"British writer, known for Nineteen Eighty-Four; Animal Farm "


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People in TIME (416 person items)

" November 28, 1983"


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"1984..need I explain it's eloquence and awesome gypsy power??"


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"One to read: Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) "


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"Orwellian adj. of or characteristic of the work of the British novelist George Orwell (1903-50), especially with reference to the totalitarian state as depicted in Nineteen Eighty-Four."


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