The Road to Wigan Pier (Paperback)

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An unflinching look at unemployment and life among the working classes in Britain during the Great Depression, The Road to Wigan Pier offers an in-depth examination of socio-economic conditions in the coal-mining communities of England's industrial areas, including detailed analysis of workers' wages, living conditions, and working environments. Orwell was profoundly influenced by his experiences while researching The Road to Wigan Pier and the contrasts with his own comfortable middle-class upbringing; his reactions to working and living conditions and thoughts on how these would be improved under socialism are detailed in the second half of the book.
Product Details
ISBN: 9789352662159
ISBN-10: 9352662156
Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan
Publication Date: June 17th, 2017
Pages: 202
Language: English