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Burmese days ; Keep the aspidistra flying ; Coming up for air / George Orwell ; with an introduction by John Carey.

Orwell, George, 1903-1950 (author.). Carey, John, 1934- (writer of introduction.). Orwell, George, 1903-1950 Keep the aspidistra flying. (Added Author). Orwell, George, 1903-1950 Coming up for air. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307595041
  • ISBN: 0307595048
  • ISBN: 9781841593357
  • ISBN: 1841593354
  • Physical Description: xxxiii, 677 pages : map ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages xx-xxi).
Formatted Contents Note:
Keep the aspidistra flying -- Coming up for air.
Summary, etc.:
Collects three early novels by the influential English author. Burmese days: In the hermetic world of 1930s colonial Burma, a corrupt Burmese politician uses the powers of his office to win membership in a British club. Keep the aspidistra flying: A poor young Londoner, who disdains conventional lifestyles and goals, works by day in a bookstore and writes by night in a cold rented room. Coming up for air: An insurance salesman's win of a small sum on the racetrack spurs memories of his childhood in a country village.
Subject: Imperialism > Fiction.
Young men > Fiction.
Booksellers and bookselling > Fiction.
Suburban life > Fiction.
Booksellers and bookselling.
Suburban life.
Young men.
FICTION / Literary.
Burma > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.