[The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell] E–pub ↠ Hilary Spurling


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    Read The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell [The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell] E–pub ↠ Hilary Spurling Hilary Spurling ✓ 8 Review I would actually give this 0 starsWhat a poor excuse for a biography I was interested in reading this to hear about George Orwell 's wife and her relationship with himThe marriage was short since when Sonia married him he was already dying of tuberculosis but the author who claims to have been a good friend of Sonia Orwell's and might have known a lot of information glosses over the marriagee in about half a pa

  2. says: [The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell] E–pub ↠ Hilary Spurling

    [The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell] E–pub ↠ Hilary Spurling An interesting biography of a woman who the basis for the character Julia in Orwell's 1984 Though they had been friends for years she became his wife when he was essentially on his death bed She tried valiantly to follow his wishes in spite of an unscrupulous accountantadviser However this biography covers than her attempts to follow Orwel

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    [The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell] E–pub ↠ Hilary Spurling Hilary Spurling ✓ 8 Review Read The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell This wasn't a particularly satisfying read as it lacked a perspective which incorporated several potential explanations for events in favour of a single viewpoint resulting in a rather simplistic narrative The author did not support her claims with relevant supporting evidence It is asserted for example that Sonia was the model for the char

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    [The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell] E–pub ↠ Hilary Spurling Read The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell The Girl from the Fiction Department Hilary SpurlingThis book is only so so Rather flat as biographySonia's story is uite interesting and that's what carries it

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    Characters º eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Hilary Spurling Hilary Spurling ✓ 8 Review Read The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell This is one of the rare books that I simply could not finish I did not enjoy the writing and found it to be very dry and I was not drawn to the subject It frustrated me to read

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    [The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell] E–pub ↠ Hilary Spurling I didn't enjoy the writing style of this biography but it was the story of a fascinating woman It has left me wanting to know about Sonia Orwell

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    [The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell] E–pub ↠ Hilary Spurling Hilary Spurling ✓ 8 Review Read The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell Sonia Orwell was a fascinating and brilliant woman though apparently much maligned by biographers of her first husband George Orwell Hillary Sp

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    Read The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell [The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell] E–pub ↠ Hilary Spurling Characters º eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Hilary Spurling I discovered this very handsome book in a second hand book shop for the princely sum of 2; imagine hard cover edition with a classic beige dust cover with a very fetching sepia toned photograph of Sonia Orwell in the centre

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    [The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell] E–pub ↠ Hilary Spurling Oh dear I really wanted to like this And I hope someone writes a good book about this woman some day but this writer failed to do it She was one of those dull friends who write about a interesting one and just doesn't get it Maybe it's worth it for the rehabilitation of Sonia Orwell which she does achieve but sadly she's not the one to write the book

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    Characters º eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Hilary Spurling [The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell] E–pub ↠ Hilary Spurling Hilary Spurling ✓ 8 Review To those familiar with Orwell's life this may seem a controversial take as it's an unashamedly defensive portrait of his second wife Sonia nee Brownell traduced by many those in favour of his first wife and unhappy with Sonia's 'control' of his estate but shown in a better light here A case convincingly made

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  • Hardcover
  • 193
  • The Girl from the Fiction Department A Portrait of Sonia Orwell
  • Hilary Spurling
  • English
  • 14 September 2019
  • 9781582432434

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