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George Orwell’s 114th birthdayExport this event to calendar

Monday, June 26, 2017 (all day)

George Orwell was the pen name of Eric Arthur Blair, a British author, journalist and critic.  Best known for writing Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four, Blair wrote several influential essays and stories. Borrow something from the Library’s collection, and head down to Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) to see even more!

Did you know…?

Despite dying at the age of 46, Blair lived a varied life working as a police officer in Burma, fighting in the Spanish Civil War, and producing radio propaganda for the BBC during World War Two.

Location 
LIB - Dana Porter Library
Lobby and SC&A
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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