Famous Authors: George Orwell - A Concise Biography

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Biographical overview of George Orwell (1903-1950). This study looks at Orwell's life, from his education at Eton College to his time as a police officer in Burma, and his participation in the Spanish Civil War in 1936. He began a career in journalism working for the BBC and The Observer, but as he was becoming more prominent as a writer and novelist he died of tuberculosis.