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  • Published: 1 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241417980
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 560
  • RRP: $27.99

Orwell and Politics




The definitive collection of George Orwell's timeless political writing

This comprehensive collection brings together the best of George Orwell's powerful political essays and journalism with his timeless satire on totalitarianism, Animal Farm. They show the vast range of his political interests, with articles expressing his views on subjects from corrupt political language to the oppressive British Empire; his masterly wartime Socialist polemic; 'The Lion and the Unicorn'; a wry review of Mein Kampf; a defence of Nineteen Eight-Four; and extracts from his controversial list of 'Crypto-communists'.

  • Published: 1 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241417980
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 560
  • RRP: $27.99

About the author

George Orwell

George Orwell (1903–1950) is one of England's most famous writers and social commentators. He is the author of the classic political satire Animal Farm and the dystopian masterpiece Nineteen Eighty-Four. He is also well known for his essays and journalism, particularly his works covering his travels and his time fighting in the Spanish Civil War. His writing is celebrated for its piercing clarity, purpose and wit and his books continue to be bestsellers all over the world.

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