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“Why Orwell Matters” – Christopher Hitchens

June 30th, 2011 · No Comments · Power, Uncategorized

‘In Moulmein, in Lower Burma,’ wrote Orwell at the opening of his essay ‘Shooting an Elephant’, ‘I was hated by large numbers of people — the only time in my life that I have been important enough for this to happen to me. I was sub-divisional police officer of the town…’

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