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The Orwell Essays


In 2003 Brian Sewell was awarded The Orwell Prize for Journalism. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the prize and the 110th of George Orwell’s birth. To celebrate, Quartet Books present, in digital-only format, a selection of his prizewinning essays. Originally published in the Evening Standard – where the author has worked since 1984 – The Orwell Essays were picked for their prescience more than ten years on, testament to the Spectator’s view that ‘Brian Sewell is surely the funniest art critic of our time’, and proof that he is so much more…