Burmese Days (Paperback)

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Definitely my favorite work of fiction! Great historical context, wonderful writing and the best ending to any book ever!


— From John's Recommendations


Orwell draws on his years of experience in India to tell this story of the waning days of British imperialism. A handful of Englishmen living in a settlement in Burma congregate in the European Club, drink whiskey, and argue over an impending order to admit a token Asian.

About the Author

GEORGE ORWELL (1903–1950) was born in India and served with the Imperial Police in Burma before joining the Republican Army in the Spanish Civil War. Orwell was the author of six novels as well as numerous essays and nonfiction works.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780156148504
ISBN-10: 0156148501
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: March 20th, 1974
Pages: 288
Language: English