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Heart on Fire and Brain on Ice – “Why Orwell Matters” – Christopher Hitchens

June 30th, 2011 · No Comments · Communism, Description, Socialism

If Lenin had not uttered the maxim ‘the heart on fire and the brain on ice’, it might have suited Orwell, whose passion and generosity were rivalled only by his detachment and reserve.


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