Decline ofthe English murder and other essays by George Orwell

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This selection originally published in Penguin Books, 1965.

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StatementGeorge Orwell.
SeriesPenguin twentieth-century classics
ContributionsOrwell, George, 1903-1950.
The Physical Object
Pagination188p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17412182M
ISBN 100140182292

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Of the four Penguin Great Ideas paperbacks published with George Orwell’s essays, Decline of the English Murder is by far the weakest collection. If you scan the contents page, you’ll notice that a number of the essays here don’t make it into the larger essay collections and there’s a good reason for that: they’re not very good/5(6).

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These are "bad" murders because they are too much like real violence and have little narrative or emotional appeal. In characteristically finger-pointing fashion, Orwell ascribes the "decline" of the English murder to American influence, as he does many elements of the decline of English culture.

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For over a quarter of a century he has treated and examined many more murderers than most as a prison doctor, psychiatrist, and court expert in some of Britain's most deprived areas.

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The author of Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty Four said the war was probably to blame, but it seemed like you just couldn't get a good murder anymore. His essay lists the ingredients essential to a quality crime—social class, sex, and (preferably) poisoning: "The murderer should be a little man of.

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