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How a real Big Brother kept an eye

on George Orwell, the bohemian communist

 

The Guardian        p. 3        18.7.2005

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2005/jul/18/
past.booksnews
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘A profound influence on human thought in all parts of the world’

… George Orwell.

 

Photograph:

Mondadori via Getty Images

 

Neil Gaiman on Rudyard Kipling's The Gardener – books podcast

Neil Gaiman introduces Rudyard Kipling’s The Gardener,

a melancholy tale from 1925,

as part of our seasonal series of short stories

selected by leading novelists.

Afterwards, the story is read by actor Marion Bailey

G

Wed 19 Sep 2018    11.47 BST

Last modified on Wed 19 Sep 2018    20.25 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/books/audio/2018/dec/25/
neil-gaiman-on-rudyard-kiplings-the-gardener-books-podcast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Abraham Lincoln brigade near the Aragon frontline.

George Orwell (tallest) stands in the centre.

 

Photograph:

Harry Milton Papers/Hoover Institution Library & Archives

 

The contested legacy of the anti-fascist International Brigades

In the 1930s,

thousands of men and women around the world

enlisted to fight fascism in Spain.

Many survivors went on to play a key role

in the fight against the Nazis

– but, in some cases,

later became powerful servants of brutal regimes

G

Thu 22 Oct 2020    06.00 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2020/oct/22/
the-contested-legacy-of-the-anti-fascist-international-brigades

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'We are the dead,' he said.

'We are the dead,' echoed Julia dutifully.

'You are the dead,' said an iron voice behind them.

                                                                                                              Nineteen Eighty-Four

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

George Orwell    1903-1950

 

pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/georgeorwell

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2008/jun/12/georgeorwell

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/13/
books/orwellian-1984.html

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2021/jan/01/
george-orwell-is-out-of-copyright-what-happens-now

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2020/oct/22/
the-contested-legacy-of-the-anti-fascist-international-brigades

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/may/19/
david-bowie-nineteen-eighty-four-george-orwell-diamond-dogs-dorian-lynskey

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/may/19/
how-george-orwell-wrote-nineteen-eighty-four-dorian-lynskey

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/may/19/
legacy-george-orwell-nineteen-eighty-four

 

https://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2019/06/06/
george-orwell-1984-technology-government-surveillance

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/05/
books/review/dorian-lynskey-ministry-of-truth-1984.html

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/sep/19/
george-orwell-archives-added-to-unesco-memory-of-the-world-register

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2017/11/25/
566438867/george-orwells-life-in-the-last-man-in-europe

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/22/
theater/1984-review-broadway.html

 

https://www.wnyc.org/story/the-relevance-of-orwells-1984-for-todays-readers/ - Jan. 27, 2017

 

http://www.npr.org/2017/01/27/
511636657/you-too-will-love-big-brother-a-life-of-reading-and-rereading-1984

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/
books/1984-george-orwell-donald-trump.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.npr.org/2016/03/05/
469181776/1984-on-stage-big-brother-is-still-watching-you

 

 

 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/nov/20/
george-orwell-english-rebel-review

 

http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2013/feb/09/
real-george-orwell-down-out-review

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/jan/24/
george-orwell-britain-in-2013 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/gallery/2013/jan/24/
george-orwell-by-ralph-steadman-in-pictures 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/jan/21/
george-orwell-day-begins-annual-commemoration 

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2009/may/10/1984-george-orwell 

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2008/jun/12/georgeorwell

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2007/dec/14/orwellsbleakmidwinter 

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2007/sep/04/booksnews.nationalarchives

 

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6124822 - Sept. 22, 2006

 

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2005/jul/18/past.booksnews 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/1950/01/22/
archives/george-orwell-author-46-dead-british-writer-acclaimed-for-his-1984.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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