I’m a war correspondent just as they each had been. Orwell comes back from the Spanish Civil War and says that both sides, not just Franco’s, were guilty of atrocities, that the left was lying as much as the right was. Part of being honest is being willing to blow the whistle on your own team when they deserve it.And I’d been going back, reading a lot of 20-century journalism, asking, “Who stands up? Both said, ‘You can’t suppress the facts in support of a political goal.’ Which is so different from our own time. He actually made his living by writing: more than 15 million words.
He also spawned words that are common in today's vernacular, like Big Brother and Cold War.
The publisher noted that books such as Orwell's tap into "the fears, anxieties, and even hopes" of readers.
Eric Arthur Blair, better known as George Orwell, as an English novelist, journalist, essayist and a noted critic.
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