This selection of George Orwell?s writing, from both his novels and non-fiction, gathers together his thoughts on the subject of FREEDOM.With an introduction by Kamila Shamsie.'The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.''Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two equals four. If that is granted, all else follows.'
George Orwell (1903-1950) is one of England's most famous writers and social commentators. He is the author of the classic political satire Animal Farm and the dystopian masterpiece Nineteen Eighty-Four. He is also well known for his essays and journalism, particularly his works covering his travels and his time fighting in the Spanish Civil War. His writing is celebrated for its piercing clarity, purpose and wit and his books continue to be bestsellers all over the world.