The Last Man in Europe

Author(s): Dennis Glover

Fiction

April, 1947. In a run-down farmhouse on a remote Scottish island, George Orwell begins his last and greatest work: Nineteen Eighty-Four. Forty-four years old and suffering from the tuberculosis that within three winters will take his life, Orwell comes to see the book as his legacy - the culmination of a career spent fighting to preserve the freedoms which the wars and upheavals of the twentieth century have threatened. Completing the book is an urgent task, a race against death.In this illuminating novel, Dennis Glover masterfully explores the creation of Orwell's classic work, which for millions of readers worldwide defined the twentieth century. Simultaneously a captivating drama, a unique literary excavation and an unflinching portrait of a beloved British writer, The Last Man in Europe will change the way you understand Nineteen Eighty-Four.

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  • : 9781760640729
  • : Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited
  • : Black Inc.
  • : March 2019
  • : ---length:- '7.8'width:- '5.04'units:- Inches
  • : May 2018
  • : books

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  • : 813
  • : 304
  • : Dennis Glover
  • : Paperback
  • : English