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This is the trailer for the 1954 film adaptation of George Orwell’s Animal Farm, created by the British film-makers John...
This pamphlet contains the answers to a political questionnaire issued by the poet and activist Nancy Cunard in 1937. Th...
Periodical, Newspaper, Ephemera
While George Orwell is better known for his novels, the first work he ever published was a poem. Written when he was onl...
Book, Illustration, Image
Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World was published in 1932 by Chatto & Windus. Leslie Holland designed this cover for t...
Book, Illustration, Image
First written in 1726, and altered in 1735, Gulliver’s Travels is a classic of social satire. Using the format of the se...
In his memoir, Down and Out in Paris and London, George Orwell describes his experience living among the poor and destit...
Samuel Butler originally published Erewhon anonymously. The title is the name of a fictional country that is discovered...
This is an extract from one of George Orwell’s literary notebooks, which he probably used in different periods of his li...
Homage to Catalonia is George Orwell’s memoir of his experience as a volunteer soldier with the Marxist party POUM (Part...
Manuscript, Typescript, Letter, Ephemera
In 1944 T S Eliot, then director at Faber & Faber, wrote back to George Orwell rejecting his novella Animal Farm. While ...
This is the dust jacket of the first edition of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, published by Secker & Warburg in 1...
This extract is part of George Orwell’s handwritten domestic diary for 1939–40. At this time, Orwell and his wife Eileen...
Manuscript, Typescript, Diary
George Orwell was a diligent diarist, keeping several notebooks to note down his thoughts on current events and record h...
Manuscript, Typescript, Draft
This is the fair copy of ‘The Freedom of the Press’, which George Orwell wrote as a preface for his novella Animal Farm....
George Orwell wrote this review of Eugene Lyons’s memoir Assignment in Utopia (1937) in June 1938, two months after the ...