Eric Blair


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Noun1.Eric Blair - imaginative British writer concerned with social justice (1903-1950)
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At the time, Orwell - whose real name was Eric Blair - was recuperating from tuberculosis and completing the dystopian classic 1984.
Orwell (real name Eric Blair), his first wife Eileen and other members of the Independent Labour Party contingent had been spied upon during the Spanish Civil War while fighting for the Republicans.
Eric Blair was hot on his heels however with his fish weighing 4Ib 2ozs which he caught from the bank at Gordon's Wall, Mr Blair also had a trout of 3Ib 2ozs in his bag.
Born just seven months before Eric Blair in December 1902, Hollis was one of four sons of an Anglican bishop.
At the time Orwell, whose real name was Eric Blair, arrived in Burma in 1922, nationalist agitation was just beginning to become a serious problem for the imperial masters.
Hiestand - Eric Blair Hie stand, 68, of Eugene, died April 30.
He discusses educating Eric Blair (Orwell's birth name) and Burmese Days; Paris and London; A Clergyman's Daughter, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, and The Road to Wigan Pier; Homage to Catalonia, Coming Up for Air, and the outbreak of war; the Second World War; 1945-46 and Animal Farm, and 1947-49 and Nineteen Eighty-Four.
Alongside putting calls through to the island doctor and coastguard, she also placed calls to author Eric Blair, who wrote Nineteen Eighty-Four under his pen-name George Orwell while living on the island in the years before his death.
When one thinks of the great killers throughout history, smallpox, influenza, measles, and malaria come rapidly to mind, but tuberculosis has killed its share, including Carl Maria von Weber, Nicolo Paganini, and Eric Blair, better known by his pen name George Orwell.
Eric Blair, 57, hit the headlines last year with his R2D2 barbecue.
(Hiss, who proclaimed his innocence, served less than four years in prison.) George Orwell (Eric Blair), author of ''Nineteen Eighty-Four,'' died in London at age 46.
There are those writers such as Eric Blair and Samuel Clemens who thought they had a better chance of success as George Orwell and Mark Twain respectively.