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Keep the Aspidistra Flying
by George Orwell


Overview - Writing in his best satirical vein, Orwell tells the story of Gordon Comstock, a poor young man who works by day in a grubby London bookstore and spends his evenings shivering in a rented room, trying to write. He is determined to stay free of the "money world" of lucrative jobs, family responsibilities, and the kind of security symbolized for him by the homely, indestructible potted aspidistra that stands in every middle-class British window.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Writing in his best satirical vein, Orwell tells the story of Gordon Comstock, a poor young man who works by day in a grubby London bookstore and spends his evenings shivering in a rented room, trying to write. He is determined to stay free of the "money world" of lucrative jobs, family responsibilities, and the kind of security symbolized for him by the homely, indestructible potted aspidistra that stands in every middle-class British window.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780156468992
  • ISBN-10: 0156468999
  • Publisher: Mariner Books
  • Publish Date: March 1969
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 pounds

Series: Harvest Book

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