The George Orwell Complete Collection [Audiobook]

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The George Orwell Complete Collection [Audiobook]

The George Orwell Complete Collection [Audiobook]
English | March 26, 2021 | ASIN: B0915CZHN7 | M4B@64 kbps | 68h 51m | 1.84 GB
Author: George Orwell | Narrators: Hugh Kermode, Leighton Pugh, Jonathan Keeble, Jonathan Oliver, Malk Williams, Peter Noble, Roger May

This audiobook includes unabridged recordings of George Orwell's five great novels; three books of nonfiction; and three of his most well-renowned essays.

1984: Winston Smith begins to rebel against Big Brother's totalitarian control and falls in love with fellow worker, Julia, but soon discovers the true price of freedom is betrayal.

Animal Farm: Revolution is afoot for the animals at Manor Farm, and Mr Jones must pay the price.

Burmese Days: John Flory, a white timber-merchant in 1920s Burma, sets out to untangle societal conventions and help Dr. Veraswami save his reputation.

Coming up for Air: In search of a simpler life, George Bowling escapes London and an impending sense of war to return to his childhood village.

Keep the Aspidistra Flying: Gordon Comstock quits his advertising job to pursue the creative life in opposition to "the money god". Only his ever-faithful Rosemary can rouse him from the stupor and challenge his commitment to his chosen way of life.

Down and Out in Paris and London: Orwell recounts his London tramping exploits in Paris and London with a cast of colorful characters.

The Road to Wigan Pier: Vivid descriptions of social injustice, cramped slum housing, dangerous mining conditions, squalor, hunger, and growing unemployment create a searing account of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s.

Homage to Catalonia: Having enlisted to fight for an anti-Stalinist communist party in Spain, Orwell is soon forced to flee the country and here discusses the destructive nature of Soviet communism.

"Politics and the English Language": A stinging criticism of the "ugly and inaccurate" written English of Orwell's time which examines the connection between political orthodoxies and the debasement of language.

"Notes on Nationalism": A biting state of the nation essay which reflects on patriotism, prejudice, and power.

"Why I Write": George Orwell describes his personal journey to becoming a writer and offers some important motives for writing.

Full chapter listing:

Chapters 2 to 27: 1984
Chapters 28 to 39: Animal Farm
Chapters 40 to 79: Down and Out in Paris and London
Chapters 80 to 94: The Road to Wigan Pier
Chapters 95 to 121: Burmese Days
Chapters 122 to 137: Homage to Catalonia
Chapters 138 to 162: Coming Up for Air
Chapters 163 to 176: Keep the Aspidistra Flying
Chapters 177 to 179: "Politics and the English Language"
Chapters 180 to 182: "Notes on Nationalism"
Chapters 183 to 185: "Why I Write"