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girl from the Fiction Department

Hilary Spurling

girl from the Fiction Department

a portrait of Sonia Orwell

by Hilary Spurling

  • 121 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Hamish Hamilton in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Orwell, Sonia.,
    • Orwell, George, 1903-1950 -- Marriage.,
    • Editors -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Authors" spouses -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHilary Spurling.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT788.O64 S68 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 193 p. :
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3646162M
      ISBN 100241141656
      LC Control Number2002483753

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The Girl from the Fiction Department: A Portrait of Sonia Orwell. The portrait of George Orwell's second wife drawn by his biographers is a travesty.

Determined to set the record straight, her friend, biogapher Hilary Spurling, reveals the whole story of Sonia Orwell's sad and splendid life/5. The Girl from the Fiction Department Hilary Spurling pp, Hamish Hamilton, £ This short book is a work of rescue on two counts.

Sonia Orwell, the widow for 30 years of George Orwell, is not widely known. She has appeared in a secondary role in many biographies, inspired characters in novels by Anthony Powell, Author: Richard Shone.

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