The Complete Novels of George Orwell
This volume contains all of Orwell’s novels – the famous political satires of ‘Animal Farm’ and ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ as well as ‘Burmese Days’, ‘Keep the Aspidistra Flying’, ‘Coming Up for Air’ and ‘A Clergyman’s Daughter’.
George Orwell’s best-known novels, Animal Farm, describing a revolution that goes horribly wrong, and Nineteen Eighty-Four, portraying a world where human freedom has been crushed, are two of the most famous, well-quoted and influential political satires ever written. The other novels in this volume also tell stories of people at odds with repressive institutions: the corrupt imperialism of Burmese Days, disaffection with materialistic society in Keep the Aspidistra Flying, the perils of modern suburban living in Coming Up for Air and surviving on the streets in A Clergyman’s Daughter.
All the novels brought together here display Orwell’s humour, his understanding of human nature and his great compassion.