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Down and Out in Paris and London

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4 out of 5
Based on 5,316 Ratings and 653 Reviews

Book Description
What was a nice Eton boy like Eric Blair doing in scummy slums instead of being upwardly mobile at Oxford or Cambridge? Living Down and Out in Paris and London, repudiating respectable imperialist society, and reinventing himself as George Orwell. His 1933 debut book (ostensibly a novel, but overwhelmingly autobiographical) was rejected by that elitist publisher T.S. Eliot, perhaps because its cl... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingAudio Cassette (51 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages2
ISBN-100140862579
ISBN-13978-0140862577
Publication Date06/01/1997
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About George Orwell (Author) : George Orwell is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of George Orwell include Animal Farm (Unabridged), 1984 (Unabridged), Animal Farm.
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About Michael Maloney (Contributor) : Michael Maloney is a published author, editor, and a narrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Michael Maloney include The Silver Sword (Puffin Audiobooks), ... more
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About Neville Teller (Editor) : I am a long-time BBC radio dramatist, and radio and audio abridger. My work encompasses all sorts of genres, including a great deal for children. My article on "Children's Literature on Radio and Au... more
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