Книга: Orwell George «Some Thoughts on the Common Toad»

Some Thoughts on the Common Toad

Серия: "Penguin Great Ideas"

In this collection of eight witty and sharply written essays, Orwell looks at, among others, the joys of spring (even in London), the picture of humanity painted by Gulliver and his travels, and the strange benefit of the doubt that the public permit Salvador Dali. Also included here are a mouth-watering essay on the delights of English Cooking and a shocking account of killing an elephant in Burma. Great Ideas: throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

Издательство: "Penguin Group" (2011)

ISBN: 978-0-14-119127-0

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Or·well (ôrʹwĕl', -wəl), George. Pen name of Eric Arthur Blair. 1903-1950.

British writer whose books attack totalitarianism and reflect his concern with social justice. His works include the novels Animal Farm (1945) and 1984 (1949) and the essay collection Shooting an Elephant (1950).

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Источник: Orwell,George

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