Les Wilson on George Orwell

Saturday 18 November | 16:30-17:30

Dunoon Panel event / author reading

Paid (ticketed)

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In 1946, Orwell arrived at his isolated home of Barnhill as a grieving widower living in the shadow of war and the nuclear threat. It was there he wrote his masterpiece, Nineteen Eighty-Four. Beyond the writing desk, he was transformed: his new life was one of natural beauty and tight-knit community - and he grew to love a corner of the world he had once dismissed.

Orwell's Island casts important new light on a great modern thinker and author. No previous biography has revealed so much about Orwell's later years or his time on Jura, despite this being where he created Big Brother, the Thought Police and Room 101-creations still in common currency today. 

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Venue information


2a Ferry Brae

PA23 7DJ

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