Orwell in Tribune: 'As I Please' and Other Writings 1943-7.
Orwell in Tribune: 'As I Please' and Other Writings 1943-7. Paul Anderson, editor. Politico's. [pounds sterling]19.99. ix + 401 pages. ISBN ISBN
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ISBN n abbr (= International Standard Book Number) → ISBN m 1-84275-155-8. This is the first collection of Orwell's pieces for Tribune written during some of his most productive years, years which saw Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four This article is about the Orwell novel. For the year, see 1984. For other uses, see 1984 (disambiguation).
Nineteen Eighty-Four (or 1984) is an English dystopian novel by George Orwell, published in 1949. . The pieces appeared in his 'As I Please' column but also as occasional contributions, essays and reviews. The range of topics covered is enormous: books, revenge, sport, Old George's Almanac almanac, originally, a calendar with notations of astronomical and other data. Almanacs have been known in simple form almost since the invention of writing, for they served to record religious feasts, seasonal changes, and the like. , freedom and happiness, radio programmes, murder, the colonial empire, the Vicar of Bray Vicar of Bray
declared that he would retain his office regardless of the reigning king’s religion. [Br. Balladry: Walsh Classical, 61]
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changes religious affiliation to (in legend, not the current incumbent), 'Confessions of a Book Reviewer'--are but some of the essays included here. While they vary in quality on the whole they still sparkle and challenge as they did sixty years ago and their publication in one volume, suitably edited and noted, is to be welcomed by all those who value the genius that was Orwell. (R.G.C.)