Keep the Aspidistra Flying

Keep the Aspidistra Flying

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Gordon Comstock loathes dull, middle-class respectability and worship of money. He gives up a 'good job' in advertising to work part-time in a bookshop, giving him more time to write. But he slides instead into a self-induced poverty that destroys his creativity and his spirit. Only Rosemary, ever-faithful Rosemary, has the strength to challenge his commitment to his chosen way of life. Through the character of Gordon Comstock, Orwell reveals his own disaffection with the society he himself once renounced.
Publisher: London, England : Penguin Books, 2014.
Copyright Date: ©1936.
ISBN: 9780141395470
Branch Call Number: ORWEL
Characteristics: 276 pages ; 19 cm

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teacupfaerie Mar 03, 2011

Who needs money anyway? You do when you accidentally knock up your girlfriend.

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blue_whale_31 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 15 and 20

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