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Orwell on Truth

By George Orwell

Published Nov 2017


Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two equals four. If that is granted, all else follows.

This selection of George Orwell’s writing, from both his novels and non-fiction, gathers together his thoughts on the subject of truth. It ranges from discussion of personal honesty and morality, to freedom of speech and political propaganda. Orwell’s unique clarity of thought and illuminating scepticism provide the perfect defence against our post-truth world of fake news and confusion.