The Orwell Reader
Price: 25.00 USD
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1956. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1956. First edition of "A treasury of the best of George Orwell; Fiction, essays, reportage." In the introduction, Richard H. Rovere describes George Orwell as "a novelist, a journalist, an essayist, a literary critic, a political polemicist, an occasional poet, and a man whose mark on his contemporaries was and is large and clear and good." This collection contains classic essays such as "Shooting an Elephant" which struggles with the problems of imperialism, and excerpts from many of his famous novels. A fantastic introduction to one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century. Very good in a very good dust jacket. vg/vg. vg/vg.