In the Footsteps of Orwell and Eileen

The Orwell Society's visit to the Hertfordshire village of Wallington, home of George and Eileen Orwell from 1936, was a memorable experience for our members. Judi and Keith Williamson share their memories of the day. * * June 9th would have been the wedding anniversary of George and Eileen Orwell, who were married at St…Read more In the Footsteps of Orwell and Eileen

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The Spanish Cockpit

An introduction to Orwell’s Spain by Oscar Clarke * * Oscar Clarke last wrote for us on George Orwell as Britain stood up to totalitarianism. Now he describes the work of Franz Borkenau, who like Orwell had been on the ground in Spain, and whom Orwell came to know personally after Borkenau took refuge in…Read more The Spanish Cockpit