About George Orwell

George Orwell
Eric Arthur Blair, who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. His work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism. Wikipedia
June 25, 1903, Motihari, Bengal Presidency, British India
January 21, 1950, University College Hospital, London, England, United Kingdom

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George Orwell Quotes

Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.
Review of A Coat of Many Colours: Occasional Essays by Herbert Read, Poetry Quarterly (Winter 1945)
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949). The opening line in the book.
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949)