Books by George Orwell

Down and Out in Paris and London. Complete book with publication data.

The Road to Wigan Pier. Complete book with publication data.
Orwell answers a question about Wigan Pier. Excerpt from a broadcast of the BBC's Overseas Service.
Short excerpt from The Road to Wigan Pier

Homage to Catalonia. Complete book with publication data.


Burmese Days
A Clergyman's Daughter
Keep The Aspidistra Flying
Coming Up For Air

Animal Farm

Complete Novel (with publication data)
Background information for Animal Farm
Quotes from Animal Farm
Animal Farm Character Profiles
Orwell and Politics of Animal Farm
At the gates of Animal Farm
Orwell's preface to the Ukrainian edition of Animal Farm. Rare autobiographical document written by Orwell.
Excerpts from Orwell's letters to his agent concerning Animal Farm
Orwell's "Animal Farm" and "1984"
Esteemed Beasts
Not all books are created equal
Orwell, Tolstoy, and Animal Farm
Orwell estate orders halt to Animal Farm Fringe show

Nineteen Eighty-Four

Complete Novel (with publication data)
Background information for 1984
Quotes from 1984
1984 Character Profiles
Bye-Bye, Big Brother
The Hell of Nineteen Eighty-Four
What is a dystopia?
What is newspeak?
What is thoughtcrime?
What is doublethink?
What does the phrase "two plus two makes five" mean?
Hope Begins in the Dark: Re-reading Nineteen Eighty-Four
Big Brother is Watching You. Print re-created from 1956 movie.
The Newspeak Dictionary
1984 Comic
Favourite customer reviews for George Orwell's 1984
Big Brother sings!
Electronic music remix album of Orwell's 1984 for Amnesty International by sound artist Margaret Noble.
To the Caretakers of 1984. An open letter by Woody Brown about freeing democracy from Orwellian milestones.

Foreign language 1984 sites:  Italian  Swedish  French

Reviews of Orwell's Writings and Related Works

Danny Yee on "Animal Farm", "The Road to Wigan Pier" and "Homage to Catalonia"
"Animal Farm" review from Europe-Asia Studies
Original New York Times review for "Nineteen Eighty-Four"
Reviews of "The Complete Works of George Orwell"
Reviews of "Orwell: The Lost Writings"
Reviews of "Orwell: The War Commentaries"
Several Orwell book reviews by the Brothers Judd
Richard Webster's review of Michael Shelden's Orwell biography
Contrarian of note: an Orwell defense in brief chapters
The saint of common decency - Orwell biographies by DJ Taylor and Gordon Bowker
The Girl from the Fiction Department: The Widow Orwell
Review of Gordon Bowker's "Inside George Orwell"
Emma Larkin's "Secret Histories: Finding George Orwell in a Burmese Teashop". Reviewed by D. J. Taylor.
Reading Tea Leaves: A review of Emma Larkin's "Finding George Orwell in Burma"
High in Burma: A review of H. R. Robinson's "A Modern De Quincey"
Lorin Maazel's "1984" at Covent Garden. A review by Dr. Jane Susanna Ennis.
"The Lost Orwell" reviewed by Gordon Bowker
Tim Robbins' stage adaptation of George Orwell's 1984 (review)
Orwell in Tribune: 'As I Please' and Other Writings 1943-7. Reviewed by Gordon Bowker.
Reviews of all new Orwell publications. From the Finlay Publisher's website.