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George Orwell has become an icon for both the Left and the Right. This perceptive biography restores a sense of balance to his achievements as the famous creator of Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty Four.
About the Author
Professor Scott Lucas has written and edited nine books, including Divided We Stand: Britain, the US and the Suez Crisis; Freedom's War: The US Crusade Against the Soviet Union, 1945-56; George Orwell: Life and Times; and The Betrayal of Dissent: Beyond Orwell, Hitchens, and the New American Century, and published more than 30 major articles. Professor Lucas is the Editor of the Journal of American Studies. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for American Studies and Research at American University Beirut and has previously been Visiting Professor at the Clinton Institute for American Studies at University College Dublin and Adjunct Professor of the Institute for North American and European Studies at the University of Tehran.
Table of Contents
|Home and Away||32|
|The Rise and Fall of a 'Socialist'||58|
|The Liberal's Legacy||79|
|Conclusion: Escaping St George||133|
|List of Works||166|