Road to Wigan Pier - George Orwell

Road to Wigan Pier

By George Orwell

  • Release Date: 2021-04-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • © 2021 Ran Audio

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Road to Wigan Pier George Orwell

Summary : Road to Wigan Pier

The first half of this work documents his sociological investigations of the bleak living conditions among the working class in Lancashire and Yorkshire in the industrial north of England before World War II. The second half is a long essay on his middle-class upbringing, and the development of his political conscience, questioning British attitudes towards socialism. Orwell states plainly that he himself is in favour of socialism, but feels it necessary to point out reasons why many people who would benefit from socialism, and should logically support it, are in practice likely to be strong opponents.

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