The Road to Wigan Pier

The Road to Wigan Pier

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by George Orwell, Frederick Davidson
     
 

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Times were hard for English workers in the 1930s when George Orwell dramatized their plight in this documentary expose of the underclasses. THE ROAD TO WIGAN PIER is a trek back through time to an experience suffered by many of our parents and is an unrecognized masterpiece by the author of 1984 and ANIMAL FARM. Always courageous and original, Orwell gives us a…  See more details below

Overview

Times were hard for English workers in the 1930s when George Orwell dramatized their plight in this documentary expose of the underclasses. THE ROAD TO WIGAN PIER is a trek back through time to an experience suffered by many of our parents and is an unrecognized masterpiece by the author of 1984 and ANIMAL FARM. Always courageous and original, Orwell gives us a feeling for what it must have been like to have had to cope with the grinding poverty of half a century ago.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786103041
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Edition description:
Unabridged, 6 Cassettes
Product dimensions:
6.66(w) x 9.49(h) x 1.29(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

GEORGE ORWELL (1903–1950) was born in India and served with the Imperial Police in Burma before joining the Republican Army in the Spanish Civil War. Orwell was the author of six novels as well as numerous essays and nonfiction works.

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