The Road to Wigan Pier

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The Road to Wigan Pier

By George Orwell

Mariner Books, Paperback, 9780156767507, 264pp.

Publication Date: October 18, 1972

In the 1930s Orwell was sent by a socialist book club to investigate the appalling mass unemployment in the industrial north of England. He went beyond his assignment to investigate the employed as well- to see the most typical section of the English working class. Foreword by Victor Gollancz.