Burning Down George Orwell's HouseBook - 2015
"Ray Welter, who was until recently a high-flying advertising executive in Chicago, has left the world of newspeak behind. He decamps to the isolated Scottish Isle of Jura in order to spend a few months in the cottage where George Orwell wrote most of his seminal novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. Ray is miserable, and quite prepared to make his troubles go away with the help of copious quantities of excellent scotch. But a few of the local islanders take a decidedly shallow view of a foreigner coming to visit in order to sort himself out, and Ray quickly finds himself having to deal with not only his own issues but also a community whose eccentricities are at times amusing and at others downright dangerous"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : Soho, 
Copyright Date: ©2015
Branch Call Number: FIC/ERVIN
Characteristics: 272 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: George Orwell's house
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