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Why I write

George Orwell (Author)
Whether puncturing the lies of politicians, wittily dissecting the English character or telling unpalatable truths about war, Orwell's timeless, uncompromising essays are more relevant, entertaining and essential than ever in today's era of spin. -- From publisher's description
Print Book, English, 2005
Penguin Books, New York, 2005
119 pages ; 19 cm.
9780143036357, 0143036351
Why I write
The lion and the unicorn
A hanging
Politics and the English language
"This collection first published in Penguin Books (U.K.) 2004"--Title page verso