Remembering George Orwell
Eric Arthur Blair
1903, June 25. Motihari, Bengal, India.
1950, January 21. University Hospital, London, England

Chronology  1945
Chronology  taken from "George Orwell - A Bibliography", by Gillian Fenwick

22 January
Sent ms of Critical Essays to Moore
early February
Finished 'In Defence of P.G. Wodehouse', and added it to Critical Essays
Gave up literary editorship of Tribune
15 February
Went to Paris as war correspondent for The Observer and the Manchester Evening News.

Stayed at Hotel Scribe
late March
Went to Cologne
29 March
Eileen died in Newcastle
Returned to England
8 April
Returned to Paris, then Nuremberg and Stuttgart
8 May
VE Day. In Paris
In Austria
24 May
In London
June - July
General Election correspondent for The Observer
3 July
Contract for four long articles in Polemic

Told Moore he was writing Nineteen Eighty-Four
Vice-chairman Freedom Defence Committee
11 August
wrote London Letter, published in Partisan Review
17 August
Animal Farm published
10 - 22 September
On Jura, Hebrides
late September
Resumed writing for Tribune, The Observer, and the Manchester Evening News
Review of Herbert Read A Coat of Many Colours: Occasional Essays published in Poetry Quarterly
In North Wales, at Arthur Koestler's house, with Richard

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