Some Thoughts on the Common Toad. George Orwell.

Some Thoughts on the Common Toad

London: Penguin Books, 2010. Joe McLaren and David Pearson (cover artwork). Paperback. New. 11 x 18 cm. 115 pp. Item #13795

Part of the Penguin Great Ideas series

In this collection of eight witty and sharply written essays, Orwell looks at, among others, the joys of spring (even in London), the picture of humanity painted by Gulliver and his travels, and the strange benefit of the doubt that the public permit Salvador Dali. Also included here are a mouth-watering essay on the delights of English Cooking and a shocking account of killing an elephant in Burma.

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