The Road to Wigan Pier

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A searing account of George Orwell's observations of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s, "The Road to Wigan Pier" is a brilliant and bitter polemic that has lost none of its political ... Continua
Ha scritto il 13/02/15
Absolutely brilliant!
Hey just finished this. It starts with a pretty grim description of the Yorkshire miners' work and life conditions but then it opens up to insightful considerations on the meaning of classes in England and on how they relate to each other, going ..." Continua...
Ha scritto il 16/09/10
The Road to Wigan Pier is a brilliant social commentary by George Orwell, addressing the plight of British coal miners during the 20s and 30s. In this book, Orwell manages to write something of a news article without being too factual and ..." Continua...
Ha scritto il 26/05/10
A good book to read if you're from Sheffield, Manchester and any other nearby industrial city. The second part is only political and philosophical propaganda- all good, for what I think-, leaving the description of places and people out. ..." Continua...

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