George Orwell

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Eric Arthur Blair who was in the Indian Imperial Police in Burma from 1922 to 1927 is better known as the author George Orwell. His novel Burmese Days was first published 1934 and is based on his experiences in the Burma Police.

Orwell was stationed from December 1926 to June 1927 in the northern town of Katha, on which the fictional town of Kyauktada in Upper Burma in the novel is based.

External links

Historical books online

  • Burmese Days by George Orwell 1974 reprint, first published 1934. Books to Borrow/Lending Library.
Transcribed version
Project Gutenberg Australia version Transcribed.