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Eileen : the making of George Orwell / Sylvia Topp.

Author/Creator:
Topp, Sylvia, author.
Publication:
London : Unbound, 2020.
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 475 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm
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Subjects:
O'Shaughnessy, Eileen.
Orwell, George, 1903-1950.
Orwell, George, 1903-1950 -- Marriage.
Authors' spouses -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Authors' spouses.
Marriage.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Summary:
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.
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781783527083
1783527080
OCLC:
1149362708