The masterpiece that killed George Orwell

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The circumstances surrounding the writing of Nineteen Eighty-Four make a haunting narrative that helps to explain the bleakness of Orwell's dystopia. Here was an English writer, desperately sick, grappling alone with the demons of his imagination in a bleak Scottish outpost in the desolate aftermath of the second world war.

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Thank You Sheila, wonderful article!... by William Whitten on Monday, May 11, 2009 at 5:02:44 PM