Page 9 of 9
The official George Orwell website: The Orwell Society
- BBC - History - Historic figures: George Orwell
- BBC - History - British History : George Orwell : voice of a long generation
- McCrum, Robert, 2009, '1984: the masterpiece that killed George Orwell', The Guardian, 10 May. In 1946 the editor of the Observer, David Astor, lent George Orwell a remote Scottish farmhouse in which to write the novel, which would become Nineteen Eighty-four. Robert McCrum recounts Orwell's torturous stay on the island, and the feverish race that saw him finish the book.
- The BBC on this day - 21 January 1950 - Obituary for George Orwell
- << Prev