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Lost none of its political impact over time His graphically unforgettable descriptions of social injustice cramped slum housing dangerous mining conditions sualor hunger and growing unemployment are written w. Excellent read but there is no info on the original publication How to get a look at the inside covers of kindle books

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The Road to Wigan Pier

A searing account of George Orwell's observations of working class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the s The Road to Wigan Pier is a brilliant and bitter polemic that has. Still reading this book by George Orwell which I am thoroughly enjoying He gives a brilliant account of what he refers to as the working class system in UK which is interesting I especially liked his description of coal mining in the early days uite awful for the workers such a hard life for all the family His writing is so easy to read very modern in style

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Ith unblinking honesty fury and great humanity It crystallized the ideas that would be found in Orwell's later works and novels and remains a powerful portrait of poverty injustice and class divisions in Brita. Even the most ardent George Orwell fan would admit that this book would do well with some editing The Road to Wigan Pier is essentially two books the first is an account of life in the industrial midlands and north In this section it is unflinching in its account of the poverty and desperation which drives people to actions such as risking their lives in the mines The section on how when a man dies in the mines all the other men contribute money from their wages to the widow is harrowing That simple fact that it happens so often there is a stamp for it is shocking in the extremeThe second half is an interesting often funny account of why people are turned off the socialist cause I had many a moment wher


11 thoughts on “The Road to Wigan Pier

  1. says:

    Once again George Orwell demonstrates why he is one of the greatest English writers to emerge in the 20th Century His emphatic observations of the working conditions and lives of the working class are quite moving I can only imagine what he would surmise about the fate of the working and middle classes in the 21st Century.

  2. says:

    Still reading this book by George Orwell which I am thoroughly enjoying He gives a brilliant account of what he refers to as the working class system in UK which is interesting I especially liked his description of coal mining in the early days quite awful for the workers, such a hard life for all the family His writing is so easy t

  3. says:

    A careful and totally convincing document.Describes the suffering of the poor in yesterday's Britain.Introduces the reader

  4. says:

    Once I start I can't put down anything Orwell has written This book is no exception.

  5. says:

    good and just a few typos and miss spellings

  6. says:

    Excellent read but there is no info on the original publication How to get a look at the inside covers of kindle books?

  7. says:

    Even the most ardent George Orwell fan would admit that this book would do well with some editing The Road to Wigan Pier is essentially two books, the first is an account of life in the industrial midlands and north In this section it is unfli

  8. says:

    This is a vivid and affecting account of the bleak lives of the working class in the industrial north of England The first half is a set of essays, the first one is on life in a tripe shop come boarding house and is an object lesson in how to write, as is the superb account of working in a coal mine.By modern standards t

  9. says:

    I'm loathed to give the book 2 stars I love Orwell's work and this one is no exception Orwell's experience in a coal mining village and his first hand account of poverty is gripping However, this Kindle edition is shocking There are letters missed out and works incorrectly hyphenated Consider the Gutenberg edition or the paperback edition instead of this one.

  10. says:

    If you enjoyed 1984 and Animal Farm, and want to read of Orwell's superb prose, this work of non fiction is unlikely to disappoint In the first part, the author pulls no punches in his searing description of the appalling

  11. says:

    Where is our contemporary Orwell? Writers brave enough to step outside their comfortable lives and experience a world at odds with t