This day in 1903: George Orwell born

109 Jahre George Orwell

“I was born in 1903 at Motihari, Bengal, the second child of an Anglo-Indian family. I was educated at Eton, 1917-21, as I had been lucky enough to win a scholarship, but I did no work there and learned very little, and I don’t feel that Eton has been much of a formative influence in my life…”
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  1. […] aus der grossen weiten Welt, bei Poumista Hinweise auf (u.a. castristische) Retouchen und zu George Orwell, Angelika Rosina Kuntner zu der Sozialistin und Antifaschistin Hilda Monte (1914-1945), auf […]

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