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By Dennis Glover

ISBN-10: 1468315919

ISBN-13: 9781468315912

ISBN-10: 1863959378

ISBN-13: 9781863959377

April, 1947. In a run-down farmhouse on a distant Scottish island, George Orwell starts off his final and maximum paintings: Nineteen Eighty-Four.

Forty-four years previous and being affected by the tuberculosis that inside 3 winters will take his existence, Orwell involves see the e-book as his legacy – the end result of a occupation spent battling to maintain the freedoms which the wars and upheavals of the 20 th century have threatened. finishing the booklet is an pressing problem, a race opposed to death.

In this illuminating novel, Dennis Glover masterfully explores the construction of Orwell’s vintage paintings, which for thousands of readers all over the world outlined the 20th century. concurrently a charming drama, a special literary excavation and an unflinching portrait of a loved British author, The final guy in Europe will switch how you comprehend Nineteen Eighty-Four.

‘Dennis Glover has dared to burrow into the ethical universe of George Orwell, there to appear via his unblinking eyes upon the malevolence, self-importance, cowardice and deceit that threat the potential of an honest society. the result's a narrative rivetingly instructed, not just of Orwell's perception and braveness, yet of his torments, his loves, his gut-wrenching struggles. learn this e-book to higher understand and comprehend an important determine of the 20 th century whose writing and instance nonetheless communicate to us with urgency.’ – Don Watson, writer of Enemy inside of: American Politics in the course of Trump

‘This is a singular approximately George Orwell and 1984, written uncannily within the variety Orwell may have used if he had determined to put in writing a singular approximately his personal lifestyles. the result's a desirable, compelling and, in any case, a deeply relocating paintings, a superbly actual and fully unsentimental tribute to the political author who grasped with maximum penetration the which means of the eu catastrophes of the 1st 1/2 the 20 th century. Glover’s Orwell is totally imagined and accurately understood. With The final guy in Europe, a massive new literary expertise has been revealed.’ – Robert Manne, writer of The brain of the Islamic State

‘This is a richly imagined piece of writing, which gives a desirable perception into the brain of 1 of the nice thinkers of the final century.’ —Nicole Abadee, Australian monetary evaluation Magazine

Dennis Glover grew up in Doveton ahead of learning at Monash collage and King’s collage, Cambridge, the place he was once presented a PhD in heritage. He has labored for 2 many years as an instructional, newspaper columnist, political adviser and speechwriter to hard work leaders and senior ministers.

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