1984 by George Orwell

I don't think anyone since Shakespeare has contributed quite as many sayings and allusions to the English language as Orwell.   And the most remarkable thing is that most of them come from only two relatively short books.  Orwell was not a prolific writer and he died at a much earlier age than most of us would have wanted him to. Read more about 1984 by George Orwell at the new home of the blog.