This is the never-before-told story of George Orwell's first wife, Eileen, a woman who shaped, supported, and even saved the life of one of the twentieth century's greatest writers.
Machine generated contents note: 1. A Complicated Ancestry 2. Head Girl at High School 3. Honours at Oxford 4. Between Oxford and Orwell 5. A Whirlwind Courtship 6. Orwell in Love 7. Six Happy Months of Marriage 8. Escape from Catalonia 9. From Overwork to Near Tragedy 10. Abandoned Again 11. Coming Up for Air in Morocco 12. War Ends the Wallington Experiment 13. The Worst Years of Her Life 14. Coming into Her Own at Last 15. But Smooth Sailing Was Never an Option 16. Nearly a Happy Ending.