George Orwell

George Orwell

About George Orwell

George Orwell was an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic. He is considered to be one of the most influential English writers of the twentieth century and is best known for his seminal novel 1984.

Some Thoughts on the Common Toad

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George Orwell Before the swallow, before the daffodil, and not much later than the snowdrop, the common toad salutes the coming of spring after his own fashion, which is to emerge from a hole in the ground, where he has lain buried since the previous autumn, and crawl as rapidly as possible [...]