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❮Epub❯ ➟ Burmese Days Author George Orwell – Srl-ltd.co.uk Set in the days of the Empire with the British ruling in Burma Orwell's book describes corruption and imperial bigotry Flory a white timber merchant befriends Dr Veraswami a black enthusiast for the ERuption and imperial bigotry Flory a white timber merchant befriends Dr Veraswami a black enthusiast for the Empire whose downfall can only be prevented by membership at an all white club

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Burmese Days kindle ↠ Hardcover Á srlltd Eric Arthur Blair better known by his pen name George Orwell was an English author and journalist His work is marked by keen intelligence and wit a profound awareness of social injustice an intense opposition to totalitarianism a passion for clarity in language and a belief in democratic socialismIn addition to his literary career Orwell served as a police officer with the Indian Imperial.

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  • Petra-X

    Burmese Days kindle ↠ Hardcover Á srlltd Burmese Days Totally rewritten 19th May 2013Set in the days of the Empire with the British ruling in Burma this book describes corruption and imperial bigotry Although this was Orwell's first book and no doubt based in part on his experiences in his first job as a policeman in Burma his talent is already fully developed the writing is superb the characterisations rounded and lively Ano


  • Henry Avila

    Burmese Days kindle ↠ Hardcover Á srlltd Burmese DaysIn the 1920's an obscure young Englishman named John Flory obviously modeled after George Orwell himself goes to colonial Burma to make his fortune The Road to Mandalay this is not The writer had been a policeman there also for five years Flory becomes a timber merchant in the north of the country and living in Kyauktada Katha A small town of 4000 at the edge of the formidable jungle but it is the capital of the district with a railroad hospital courts and a jail of course and the Irrawaddy River flowing leisurely by The seven Europeans who constitute the entire white population there social center is the club all the Briti


  • Sarah (Presto agitato)

    Burmese Days kindle ↠ Hardcover Á srlltd Burmese DaysPoor Flory If only he'd had the good sense to be born into an EM Forster novel instead of one by George Orwell he might have had half a chance Burmese Days Orwell’s second book draws on his own experiences as a police officer in imperial Burma in the 1920s The novel describes the experiences of John Flory an English timber merchant living in a Burmese outpost Flory feels increasingly estranged from the other Europeans His only real friend is a Burmese doctor despite the disapproval of his fellow Englishmen Flory finds their overt racism repulsive though his rebellion against it is halfhearted Flory deals with his sense of alienation as many of his fellow Europeans do comforting himself with a Burmese mistress and vast uantities of gin When the lovely but vapid Elizabeth Lack


  • Ahmad Sharabiani

    Burmese Days kindle ↠ Hardcover Á srlltd Burmese DaysBurmese Days George Orwell Burmese Days is a novel by British writer George Orwell It was first published in the United Kingdom in 1934 It is a tale from the waning days of British colonialism when Burma was ruled from Delhi as a part of British India Burmese Days is set in 1920's imperial Burma in the fictional district of Kyauktada based on Kathar formerly spelled Katha a town where Orwell served Like the fictional town it is the head of a branch railway line above Mandalay on the Ayeyarwady Irrawaddy River As the story opens


  • Khush

    Burmese Days kindle ↠ Hardcover Á srlltd Burmese DaysI like Orwell's politics and vision It is amazing to see how far he has gone in exposing 'untruths' and fighting 'injustices 'Throughout his life he remained steadfast in his politics This makes him an admirable figure We need writers like him even today but I wonder if there is any scope for such a man especially in First World countries where one does not know who Big Brothers and Winstons are; maybe they have merged into one entity making the world even intriguing than it ever has been'Burmese Days' shows us the man who is fighting injustice in whatsoever form it presents itself Here the setting is British Rule in the subcontinent and the reader sees how they exert power over the natives One among the English John Flory fights the dubious practices of the rulers in everyday matters For instance the English men at club oppose an Indian doctor's membership to the club Flory fights his colleaguesSo one sees two kinds


  • Fionnuala

    Burmese Days kindle ↠ Hardcover Á srlltd Burmese DaysThere’s a map of the village of Kyautada in my edition of Burmese Days a map which is based on a drawing done by Orwell himself My heart skips when I


  • Barry Pierce

    Burmese Days kindle ↠ Hardcover Á srlltd Burmese DaysImagine sitting in a small dark room with George Orwell sitting ten inches away from you shouting the words RACISM and IMPERIALISM at you for two hours That's what it's like reading this novel Orwell wants to get his message across so strongly that he completely forgets that coherent plots and characters are essential in fiction However I must say that Burmese Days is written very well as with all of Orwell's works and it has a disgustingly pessimistic ending which is always a major bonus in my literate tastes


  • B0nnie

    Burmese Days kindle ↠ Hardcover Á srlltd Burmese DaysThe whole body of policemen military and civil about a hundred and fifty men in all had attacked the crowd from the rear armed only with sticks They had been utterly engulfed The crowd was so dense that it was like an enormous swarm of bees seething and rotating Everywhere one could see policemen wedged helplessly among the hordes of Burmans struggling furiously but uselessly and too cramped even to use their sticks Whole knots of men were tangled Laocoon like in the folds of unrolled pagris Burmese Days 1934It was in Burma a sodden morning of the rains A sickly light like yellow tinfoil was slanting over the high walls into the jail yard We were waiting outside the condemned cells a row of sheds fronted with double bars like small animal cages A Hanging 1931With one part of my mind I thought of the British Raj as an unbreakable tyranny as something clamped down in saecula saeculorm upon the will of prostrate peoples; with another part I thought th


  • Gabrielle

    Burmese Days kindle ↠ Hardcover Á srlltd Burmese DaysThis always happens to me I seem to forget how beautiful and almost effortless Orwell’s prose is only to be stunned by his talent the next time I pick up one of his books Even when he writes about mundane things his turn of phrase has an elegance that few others have mastered – and that d


  • W

    Burmese Days kindle ↠ Hardcover Á srlltd Burmese DaysGeorge Orwell spent five years in Burma now Myanmar as an imperial policeman He eventually became disillusioned enough by his experiences to resign from his job The decision cost