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Down and out in Paris and London / George Orwell.

By: Orwell, George, 1903-1950.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Penguin modern classics. Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2001Description: xix, 230 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780141184388; 9780141184388.Subject(s): Homelessness -- England -- London -- History -- 20th century | Homelessness -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century | London (England) -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Paris (France) -- Social conditionsDDC classification: 362.509421 Summary: This is Orwell's record of a period in the late 1920s when he lived among the tramps of London and Paris. Orwell's publishers initially took the book as a sign of him abandoning Socialism, but this was denied by the author himself. The book attempts to offer insights, rather than solutions.
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This is Orwell's record of a period in the late 1920s when he lived among the tramps of London and Paris. Orwell's publishers initially took the book as a sign of him abandoning Socialism, but this was denied by the author himself. The book attempts to offer insights, rather than solutions.

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