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Biography of George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair, more popularly known as "George Orwell", was a famous English author who was well known for excellent clarity in language and well-thought stories against social injustice. He is considered one of the best chronicler of English literature of the 20th century. He is an accomplished writer in various genres including journalism, fiction, memoirs, essays and polemics.

Born in 1903 in Bengal, India, he studied at Eton in England. In 1922, he shifted to Burma and for the next five years, he worked for the Indian Imperial Police. As it became increasingly disillusioned with British imperialism, he chose to resign from the post.

Thereafter, he continued to make different types of jobs in France and eventually returned to England and opened a shop in a village. Under the pen name George Orwell Eric Arthur Blair began writing articles for various magazines.

His first book, "Down and Out in Paris and London" was published in 1933. It was followed by three novels, the first of which was "Burmese Days" in 1934. A year later, in 1935, another famous novel, "daughter of a pastor," followed, and in 1936, "Keep the Aspidistra Flying" was published.

His other famous book which was released in 1945, "Animal Farm" which deals with the subject of the Russian communist revolution. This is one of the most popular books in Britain until today.

Four years later, in the year 1949, his famous book other "Nineteen Eighty-Four" was published. He examined the risk of political totalitarianism in the future. This book has created a deep impact among the masses and have used one or two new words and phrases that are used in our everyday language, even today. George Orwell died on 21 January 1950 at the age of 46 in London.


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