Down and Out in Paris and London (Paperback)

By George Orwell

Mariner Books, 9780156262248, 224pp.

Publication Date: March 15, 1972



This unusual fictional account, in good part autobiographical, narrates without self-pity and often with humor the adventures of a penniless British writer among the down-and-out of two great cities. In the tales of both cities we learn some sobering Orwellian truths about poverty and society.