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George Orwell (1903-1950) died 63 years ago today. To celebrate the inaugural “Orwell Day,” we’ve picked the best Prospect articles on the great journalist and novelist.

Words and things: Andrew Marr on Orwell’s legacy for the English language

George Orwell, patron saint of hacks: Whenever political journalists needs to borrow gravitas they turn to a higher authority: Orwell

St George’s shroud: How Orwell became a secular saint in the years after his death

George at 100: If you judge a man by his enemies, then Orwell’s stature can only increase as we learn and understand more about the realities of his age


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