George Orwell

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  • was born June 25, 1903
  • died January 21, 1950
  • he went to three different school.
  • his father was a minor customs official in the Indian Civil Service
  • suffered from bronchitis all his life

Quote

Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable

~George Orwell~


Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.

~George Orwell~

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Orwell volunteered to fight in the Spanish Civil War for the Republicans where he was shot in the neck and had to flee for his life. During the World War II till 1940 Orwell wrote book reviews in the New English Weekly for a living. He also worked for the BBC Eastern Service.

Personal Bio

George Orwell was an English novelist, essayist, and critic most famous for his novels Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four. His real name is Eric Arthur Blair But he adopted the pen name of George Orwell.