George Orwell

Down and Out in Paris and London

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George Orwell’s vivid memoir of his time living among the desperately poor and destitute, Down and Out in Paris and London is a moving tour of the underworld of society.
‚You have talked so often of going to the dogs – and well, here are the dogs, and you have reached them.‘
Written when Orwell was a struggling writer in his twenties, it documents his ‚first contact with poverty‘. Here, he painstakingly documents a world of unrelenting drudgery and squalor – sleeping in bug-infested hostels and doss houses of last resort, working as a dishwasher in Paris’s vile ‚Hôtel X‘, surviving on scraps and cigarette butts, living alongside tramps, a star-gazing pavement artist and a starving Russian ex-army captain. Exposing a shocking, previously-hidden world to his readers, Orwell gave a human face to the statistics of poverty for the first time – and in doing so, found his voice as a writer.

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Rozmery 128 × 197 mm
Vydavateľ

Jazyk

anglický

Väzba

brožovaná

Počet strán 256
Rok vydania 2001