Some Thoughts on the Common Toad

George Orwell

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Penguin Books Ltd
26 August 2010
ISBN: 9780141191270
Paperback

From the publisher

In this collection of eight witty and sharply written essays, Orwell looks at, among others, the joys of spring (even in London), the picture of humanity painted by Gulliver and his travels, and the strange benefit of the doubt that the public permit Salvador Dali. Also included here are a mouth-watering essay on the delights of English Cooking and a shocking account of killing an elephant in Burma.