Reading, Writing and Politics

Eric Blair also known as George Orwell Which is the name he puts on his books and

essays and documentaries he also puts the name George Orwell on his criticisms. Eric

Blair was born on June 25, 1903 in Motihair which is a city in India. In my research

paper I will tell you about Eric Blair s life all the way until he died, Eric Blair or George

Orwell died on January 21, 1950 in London, Great Britain. George Orwell did most of

his work in the 1930 s George Orwell was one of the most important writers of the


George Orwell was an agent in the Opium Department of the Indian Civil Service.

George Orwell followed in his grandfathers footsteps who was also part of the British

Raj, he had served in the Indian Army. Georges mom was quite a bit younger than her

husband Richard Blair, she was eighteen years younger than he was. George Orwell was

the youngest child in his family, George had an older sister named Marjorie. George

grew up in a more fortunate family and they helped to administer the empire. George

likes to think of his family as Lower upper middle class . The Orwells didn t own any

property and did not have any investments in the stock market, they were like the other

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