Peter Davison on parallels between George Orwell & Vasily Grossman

Parallel Worlds: George Orwell and Vasily Grossman, by Peter Davison Hearing John Baker speak at the PEN Conference in London in August 1944 led Orwell to make a serious start on what would become Nineteen Eighty-Four. Baker exposed the perversion of science under Stalin particularly through the part played by Trofim Denisovich Lysenko. Lysenko rejected…Read more Peter Davison on parallels between George Orwell & Vasily Grossman

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