Here is a short excerpt from George Orwell’s 1933 account of his own experiences on the streets of London and Paris in the late 1920s.
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Down and Out in Paris and London is the first full-length work by the English author George Orwell, published in 1933. It is a memoir in two parts on the theme of poverty in the two cities. The first part is an account of living in near-destitution in Paris and the experience of casual labour in restaurant kitchens.
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