Orwell at UCL May 2019

  Rebel? Prophet? Relic? Perspectives on George Orwell in 2019 University College London (UCL) 24-25 May 2019 Calls for papers. * Booking via Eventbrite *  


Keep The Aspidistra Flying

In 1945 George Orwell reviewed his career and wrote notes to his literary executor: two of his novels should never be republished. The first was A Clergyman's Daughter. The other was Keep the Aspidistra Flying ('Aspidistra') which he described as a ‘silly potboiler’ he should never have written. By 1945 Aspidistra had already sunk without…Read more Keep The Aspidistra Flying