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  • Down and Out in Paris and London

  • By: George Orwell
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Northam
  • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
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An autobiographical study, Down and Out in Paris and London follows Orwell as he tramps around both Paris and London. Pawning his belongings to buy food, unemployment, drinking heavily and jostling for a place in homeless hostels are but a few of the experiences related with candour and insight in this unabridged exclusive audiobook. Orwell was arguably one of the first 'gonzo' journalists.

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  • By Richard Blant on 20-07-15

An insightful story in poverty and culture.

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Reviewed: 24-08-16

An excellent book which depicts the first hand experience of living under poverty in Paris and London. The author debunks the myths of sorrounding poverty, and and gives the reader a deep analysis of of the pain and sufferring which it entails. A depressing but necessary read.

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