Some Thoughts on the Common Toad Paperback
Part of the Penguin Great Ideas series
In this collection of eight witty and sharply written essays, Orwell looks at, among others, the joys of spring (even in London), the picture of humanity painted by Gulliver and his travels, and the strange benefit of the doubt that the public permit Salvador Dali.
Also included here are a mouth-watering essay on the delights of English Cooking and a shocking account of killing an elephant in Burma.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 128 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 26/08/2010
- Category: Literary essays
- ISBN: 9780141191270
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Review by TakeItOrLeaveIt
Another fine collection of essays from Penguin written by the Marxist pro critiquer himself, Georgie.