Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays

by Orwell, George

'Shooting an Elephant' is Orwell's searing and painfully honest account of his experience as a police officer in imperial Burma; killing an escaped elephant in front of a crowd 'solely to avoid looking a fool'. The other masterly essays in this collection include classics such as 'My Country Right or Left', 'How the Poor Die' and 'Such, Such were the Joys', his memoir of the horrors of public school, as well as discussions of Shakespeare, sleeping rough, boys' weeklies and a spirited defence of English cooking. Opinionated, uncompromising, provocative and hugely entertaining, all show Orwell's unique ability to get to the heart of any subject.

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London: Secker and Warburg, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good+. First edition, first printing. [viii], 212 pp. Publisher's green cloth lettered in red. Very Good with sunning to spine cloth, light wear and a little foxing to cloth, jacket unclipped, spine panel sunned, Very Good+. A collection of essays demonstrating the acclaimed wit and insight of the… Read more about this item
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