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Down and Out in Paris and London – George Orwell

Tytuł:

Down and Out in Paris and London

Autor:

George Orwell

Wydawnictwo:

Viking

Rok wydania:

2013

Okładka:

miękka

ISBN:

9780141042701

Ilość sztuk w magazynie: 3 |

Wysyłamy w 24h |

49,00 

3 w magazynie

SKU: 9780141042701 Kategoria: Tagi: ,

Opis

’It is altogether curious, your first contact with poverty.’ To be poor and destitute in 1920s Paris and London was to experience life at its lowest ebb. George Orwell, penniless and with nowhere to go, found himself experiencing just this as he wandered the streets of both capitals in search of a job. By day, he tramped the streets, often passing time with 'screevers’ or street artists, drunks and other hobos. At night, he stood in line for a bed in a 'spike’ or doss house, where a cup of sugary tea, a hunk of stale bread and a blanket were the only sustenance and comfort on offer. Down and Out in Paris and London is George Orwell’s haunting account of the streets and those who have no choice but to live on them. 'A man who looked at his world with wonder and wrote down exactly what he saw, in admirable prose.’ John Mortimer

Informacje dodatkowe

Tytuł:

Down and Out in Paris and London

Autor:

George Orwell

Wydawnictwo:

Viking

Rok wydania:

2013

Okładka:

miękka

ISBN:

9780141042701