Baker & Taylor Drawing on the collected works of the visionary writer, as well as interviews with family and friends and unpublished materials in the Orwell Archive, the author paints a vivid portrait of the writer who penned, 1984 and other modern classics. 12,000 first printing.
Book News Delves into the complex personal history of the writer whose visionary work gave us the great anti-utopias of 20th-century literature, drawing on the new edition of Orwell's Complete Works , interviews with family and friends, and research into unpublished material in the Orwell Archive. Meyers is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and has written biographies of other literary greats. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)