Decline of the English Murder
And Other Essays

Orwell, George
Publisher:  Penguin Books, United Kingdom
Year Published:  1981   First Published:  1950
Pages:  188pp   ISBN:  0 14 00.2297 X
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX7380

A collection of essays by George Orwell.

Abstract:  This is a collection of some of the less accessible essays by George Orwell and includes the titles "How the Poor Die," " Notes on Nationalism," and "Why I Write." Orwell's essays on Rudyard Kipling and Charles Dickens are also part of the book and other topics covered include eye-witness accounts of a hanging in Burma, the changing face of fictional crime and the peculiar genius of Salvador Dali.


Table of Contents

Bibliographical Note
Decline of the English Murder
A Hanging
Benefit of Clergy
How the Poor Die
Rudyard Kipling
Raffles and Miss Blandish
Charles Dickens
The Art of Donald McGill
Notes on Nationalism
Why I Write

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