George Orwell wrote, in his words, from 'a desire to see things as they
are'. This new collection of his journalism and other writings,
including articles, essays, broadcasts, poems, book and film reviews
from across his career, shows his unmatched genius for observing the
Whether discussing Polish immigration or Scottish independence, railing against racism, defending the English language or holding an imaginary conversation with Jonathan Swift, these pieces reveal a clear-eyed, entertaining and eternally relevant chronicler of his age. Edited with an introduction by Peter Davison'Orwell's luminous gift was for seeing things, for noticing what others missed, took for granted or simply found uninteresting, for discovering meaning and wonder in the familiarity of the everyday... Nothing escaped or seemed beneath his notice, which was what made him such a good reporter...
Seeing Things as They Are: Selected Journalism and Other Writings - George Orwell
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