Why Orwell Matters

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Why Orwell Matters
Why Orwell Matters.jpg
Cover of the first edition
Author Christopher Hitchens
Country United States
Language English
Subject George Orwell
Publisher Basic Books
Publication date
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 211
ISBN 0-465-03050-5
OCLC 49922535

Why Orwell Matters, released in the UK as Orwell's Victory, is a book-length biographical essay by Christopher Hitchens. In it, the author relates George Orwell's thoughts on and actions in relation to:

At the end of the book, Hitchens critiques Orwell's novels and legacy. An essay sequel to the book, "Why Orwell Still Matters," appears in John Rodden's 2007 compilation The Cambridge Companion to George Orwell (ISBN 978-0-521-85842-7).

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