George Orwell

English Writing and Total War
January 01, 1970

How the Blitz is changing our culture.

Politics and the English Language
George Orwell's masterful guide to writing well
June 17, 1946

A guide to writing well in an age of barbarity.

Politics and the English Language
June 17, 1946

Modern English, especially written English, is full of bad habits which spread by imitation and which can be avoided if one is willing to take the nec

English Writing in Total War
July 14, 1941

At a time when paper is scarce and the younger writers are mostly in battledress, it is not easy to be sure what is happening, but I think one can saf