Diaries

by George Orwell and Peter Davison

Diaries

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This collection, edited by Peter Davison, contains Orwell's 11 personal diaries. Introduced by Christopher Hitchens.

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Diaries seem to be a theme this summer. But this one is about the inner life of George Orwell, author of 1984 and Animal Farm, books that left a deep imprint on the minds of many baby boomers who grew up wondering what life would really be like in 1984. Ulin says Orwell has been such an inspiration to him that he was fascinated to get this glimpse into his everyday life. Some of it is mundane — talk of the weather and what he did that night — but Ulin says those details can

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