George Orwell
George Orwell
George Orwell was born in Motihari, Bengal, India, as the second child of
Richard Walmesley Blair and Ida Mabel Limonzin. His father was a civil servant
in the opium department and his mother was the daughter of a tea merchant in
Burma. In 1904 Orwell moved with his mother and sister to England, where he
attended Eton. His first writings Orwell published in college periodicals. During
these years Orwell developed his antipathy towards the English class systems.
Also Orwells years at St Cyprians Preparatory School in Easbourne were not
happy. His bitter, barely disguised attack on St. Cyprians, SUCH, SUCH WERE
THE JOYS, was not published until 1968 for fear of libel action. Orwell opposed
a war with Germany, but he condemned fascism. During World War II he served
as a sergeant in the Home Guard and worked as a journalist for the BBC,
Observer and Tribune, where he was literary editor from 1943 to 1945. Toward
the end of the war, he wrote Animal Farm, which depicted the betrayal of a

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