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Dimensions:
198 × 129 × 20 mm
256 pages
Format:
Paperback
ISBN:
9781780238265
Illustrations:
22 illustrations
Published:
01 Sep 2017

Orwell’s Nose A Pathological Biography John Sutherland

Orwell’s Nose, now available in paperback, is an original and imaginative account of the life and work of George Orwell, exploring the ‘scent narratives’ that abound in Orwell’s fiction and non-fiction. This illuminating and irreverent book provides a new understanding of one of our most iconic and influential writers.

John Sutherland is Emeritus Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature at University College London and the author of some thirty books, including A Little History of Literature (2013), How to be Well Read (2014) and Orwell’s Nose: A Pathological Biography (Reaktion, 2017). He is a reviewer and essayist for The Times.

A Note on Notes

Foreword

Preface

The Life



Appendix I: Blair/Orwell's Smoking Diary

Appendix II: The Smell Narrative of A Clergyman's Daughter

Appendix III: The Smell Narrative of The Road to Wigan Pier



References

Acknowledgements and Photo Acknowledgements

Index