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    This audiobook includes unabridged recordings of George Orwell's five great novels; three books of nonfiction; and three of his most well-renowned essays.

    1984: Winston Smith begins to rebel against Big Brother's totalitarian control and falls in love with fellow worker, Julia, but soon discovers the true price of freedom is betrayal.

    Animal Farm: Revolution is afoot for the animals at Manor Farm, and Mr Jones must pay the price.

    Burmese Days: John Flory, a white timber-merchant in 1920s Burma, sets out to untangle societal conventions and help Dr. Veraswami save his reputation.

    Coming up for Air: In search of a simpler life, George Bowling escapes London and an impending sense of war to return to his childhood village. 

    Keep the Aspidistra Flying: Gordon Comstock quits his advertising job to pursue the creative life in opposition to "the money god". Only his ever-faithful Rosemary can rouse him from the stupor and challenge his commitment to his chosen way of life.

    Down and Out in Paris and London: Orwell recounts his London tramping exploits in Paris and London with a cast of colorful characters.

    The Road to Wigan Pier: Vivid descriptions of social injustice, cramped slum housing, dangerous mining conditions, squalor, hunger, and growing unemployment create a searing account of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s. 

    Homage to Catalonia: Having enlisted to fight for an anti-Stalinist communist party in Spain, Orwell is soon forced to flee the country and here discusses the destructive nature of Soviet communism. 

    "Politics and the English Language": A stinging criticism of the "ugly and inaccurate" written English of Orwell's time which examines the connection between political orthodoxies and the debasement of language. 

    "Notes on Nationalism": A biting state of the nation essay which reflects on patriotism, prejudice, and power.

    "Why I Write": George Orwell describes his personal journey to becoming a writer and offers some important motives for writing. 

    Full chapter listing: 

    • Chapters 2 to 27: 1984
    • Chapters 28 to 39: Animal Farm
    • Chapters 40 to 79: Down and Out in Paris and London
    • Chapters 80 to 94: The Road to Wigan Pier
    • Chapters 95 to 121: Burmese Days
    • Chapters 122 to 137: Homage to Catalonia
    • Chapters 138 to 162: Coming Up for Air
    • Chapters 163 to 176: Keep the Aspidistra Flying
    • Chapters 177 to 179: "Politics and the English Language"
    • Chapters 180 to 182: "Notes on Nationalism"
    • Chapters 183 to 185: "Why I Write"

    PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

    Public Domain (P)2021 SNR Audio

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