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Tract: Homage to Catalonia
George Orwell - Homage to Catalonia
"Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic socialism as I understand it." Thus wrote Orwell following his experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish Civil...
By: George Orwell
Topics: Autobiography: historical, political and military
Editions available: 4
Tract: Shooting an Elephant
George Orwell - Shooting an Elephant
'Shooting an Elephant' is Orwell's searing and painfully honest account of his experience as a police officer in imperial Burma; killing an escaped elephant in front of a crowd 'solely to avoid looking a fool'.
By: George Orwell
Topics: Autobiography: historical, political and military
Editions available: 2
Tract: The Lion and the Unicorn
George Orwell - The Lion and the Unicorn
George Orwell's moving reflections on the English character and his passionate belief in the need for political change. The Lion and the Unicorn was written in London during the worst period of the blitz. It is vintage Orwell, a dynamic...
By: George Orwell
Topics: Autobiography: historical, political and military, Classic fiction
Editions available: 2
Tract: Stargazers and Gravediggers
Immanuel Velikovsky - Stargazers and Gravediggers
Completed just before his death in 1979, this is the author's first-person account of the writing and publication of his controversial bestseller, "Worlds in Collision," and of the efforts of establishment scientists to suppress the book.
By: Immanuel Velikovsky
Topics: Autobiography: historical, political and military
Editions available: 2