The Road to Wigan Pier

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 18 de out de 1972 - 264 páginas
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In the 1930s Orwell was sent by a socialist book club to investigate the appalling mass unemployment in the industrial north of England. He went beyond his assignment to investigate the employed as well--“to see the most typical section of the English working class.” Foreword by Victor Gollancz.
 

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This is a book about poverty, either in work or unemployment, Socialism, and the ills of industrialisation. Written during the "Great Depression", it shows the effects of this period on the lives of ... Ler resenha completa

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“It is only when you meet someone of a different culture from yourself that you begin to realise what your own beliefs really are.” The Road to Wigan Pier is written in two parts. The first part of ... Ler resenha completa

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Sobre o autor (1972)

GEORGE ORWELL (1903–1950) was born in India and served with the Imperial Police in Burma before joining the Republican Army in the Spanish Civil War. Orwell was the author of six novels as well as numerous essays and nonfiction works.

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