The Road to Wigan Pier (Paperback)
Mariner Books, 9780156767507, 256pp.
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.