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Video: George Orwell Documentary

June 11th, 2010

Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English author and journalist. His work is marked by keen intelligence and wit, a profound awareness of injustice and an intense revolutionary opposition to totalitarianism.

He is best known for the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) and the satirical novella Animal Farm (1945). This pair of books has sold more than by any other twentieth-century author.

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