The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell

This book is a sociological exploration of the bleak living conditions among the working class in Lancashire and Yorkshire, England, in the 1930s. The author, who lived among the people, vividly describes the hardships of the poor and criticizes the systems that make them so. The latter part of the book presents a discussion on class and possible socialist solutions to the issues presented in the first part. It's a powerful critique of British society at the time and a call for better conditions for the working class.

The 2653rd greatest book of all time


Published
1937
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
230
Words
59,000
Original Language
English

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