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Coming up for Air (1939) [Novel]
by George Orwell Rating: Weighted - 6.6 / Average - 6.5 of 10 (8 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary :

Set in the days immediately leading up to WWII, this novel follows George Bowling as he temporarily escapes from his average life. He returns to the village where he grew up, only to find that everything had changed and he couldn't return to his younger, thinner days.

Original title: Coming up for Air
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Coming up for Air

Coming up for Air (1939)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "By any standards, a work of rare vigor and imagination...confirms one's estimate of Mr. Orwell as a major prophet among the world's still lively minority of thinking men." James Hilton, N.Y. Herald Tribune Book Review
  • "Bold, imaginative writing, full of bitter wit, broad comedy and vividly recorded detail.... a striking performance." John K. Hutchens, N.Y. Herald Tribune
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Coming up for Air (October 22, 1969)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 0156196255
Dimensions: 5.3 x 8.0 x 0.9 in
Pages: 288

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