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"A wise, compassionate, and illuminating fable of our times....The steadiness and lucidity of Orwell's
merciless wit are reminiscent of Anatole France and even of Swift." --New York Times Book Review
About the Author
George Orwell (1903-1950), the pen name of Eric Arthur Blair, was an English novelist, essayist, and critic. He was born
in India and educated at Eton. After service with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma, he returned to Europe to earn his
living by writing and became notable for his simplicity of style and his journalistic or documentary approach to
Simon Prebble, a British-born performer, is a stage and television actor and veteran narrator of some three hundred
audiobooks. As one of AudioFile's Golden Voices, he has received over twenty Earphones Awards and won the prestigious
Audie in 2010. He lives in New York.
Ralph Cosham (1936-2014), a.k.a. Geoffrey Howard, was a British journalist who changed careers to become a narrator and
screen and stage actor. He performed in more than one hundred professional theatrical roles, and several of his
narrations were named "Audio Best of the Year" by Publishers Weekly. In 2013 he won the coveted Audie Award for his
narration of Louise Penny's The Beautiful Mystery.