Keep the Aspidistra Flying.  George Orwell

Keep the Aspidistra Flying

By George Orwell

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Synopsis

Gordon Comstock has 'declared war' on what he sees as an 'overarching dependence' on money by leaving a promising job as a copywriter for an advertising company called 'New Albion'—at which he shows great dexterity—and taking a low-paying job instead, ostensibly so he can write poetry. Coming from a respectable family background in which the inherited wealth has now become dissipated, Gordon resents having to work for a living. The 'war' (and the poetry), however, aren't going particularly well and, under the stress of his 'self-imposed exile' from affluence, Gordon has become absurd, petty and deeply neurotic...

George Orwell

  • Publisher:
  • e-artnow
  • ISBN:
  • 4057664182203
  • Language:
  • Inglés
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  • Published:
  • December 30, 2018
  • Ficción / General

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