George Orwell’s Burmese Days

It is no exaggeration to say that, without his experience as an imperial police officer in Burma, the man the world now knows as George Orwell, the 20th century’s greatest opponent of totalitarianism, would have remained Eric Arthur Blair, a […]

George Orwell’s Homage to Catalonia

Eric Arthur Blair, better known by his pen name George Orwell, is justifiably praised as the finest political writer in the English language. Few escape high school without encountering one or both of Animal Farm and 1984, his unmatched fictive treatises on the […]