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Road to Wigan Pier, Paperback / softback Book

Road to Wigan Pier Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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In the 1930s Orwell was sent by a socialist book club to investigate the appalling mass unemployment in the industrial north of England.

He went beyond his assignment to investigate the employed as well - 'to see the most typical section of the English working class.' AUTHOR: George Orwell (1903-1950) was born in India and served with the Imperial Police in Burma before joining the Republican Army in the Spanish Civil War. Orwell was the author of six novels as well as numerous essays and nonfiction works.

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