Down and Out in Paris and London - George Orwell

Down and Out in Paris and London

By George Orwell

  • Release Date: 2022-12-02
  • Genre: Social Science
4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 13 Ratings)


'You have talked so often of going to the dogs - and well, here are the dogs, and you have reached them.' George Orwell's vivid memoir of his time among the desperately poor and destitute in London and Paris is a moving tour of the underworld of society. Here he painstakingly documents a world of unrelenting drudgery and squalor - sleeping in bug-infested hostels and doss houses, working as a dishwasher in the vile 'Hotel X', living alongside tramps, surviving on scraps and cigarette butts - in an unforgettable account of what being down and out is really like.