BOOK CLUB: Down and Out in Paris and London

George Orwell's first published book, Down and Out in Paris and London is a heavily autobiographical novel. Orwell's narrator, feeling guilty about the plight of the underclass, decides to live among them. The novel is filled with episodes of dark humor and social realism, as the protagonist works as a dishwasher in Parisian restaurants and lives as a tramp in London. Join Ray Suarez to discuss Down and Out in Paris and London, a book that showcases George Orwell's talents as a novelist and a journalist.



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