To my mind it's a disgrace that school-books can be printed with such words in
them. ... Quite enough of that already with all these dirty films and these twopenny
girls' papers that they get hold of—all these filthy, dirty love-stories with pictures ...
Author: George Orwell
Musaicum Books presents to you a meticulously edited George Orwell collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: Burmese Days – It is a tale from the waning days of British colonialism, when Burma was ruled from Delhi as a part of British India–a portrait of the dark side of the British Raj. A Clergyman's Daughter – It tells the story of Dorothy Hare, the clergyman's daughter of the title, whose life is turned upside down when she suffers an attack of amnesia. Keep the Aspidistra Flying – It is set in 1930s London. The main theme is Gordon Comstock's romantic ambition to defy worship of the money-god and status, and the dismal life that results. Coming Up for Air – Published shortly before the outbreak of World War II, it combines premonitions of the impending war with images of an idyllic Thames-side Edwardian era childhood. Animal Farm – It is an allegorical novel which reflects events leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917 and then on into the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union. 1984 – It is a political and dystopian science-fiction novel set in Airstrip One, a province of the superstate Oceania. It is a mind-numbing world which in a state of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance and public manipulation.