The Road to Wigan Pier
ISBN10: 0156767503 ISBN13: 9780156767507 Publisher: Mariner Books Published: Oct 18 1972 Pages: 232 Weight: 0.55lbs. Height: 6.75" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
In the 1930s Orwell was sent by a socialist book club to investigate the appalling mass unemployment in the industrial north of England. He went beyond his assignment to investigate the employed as well-"to see the most typical section of the English working class." Foreword by Victor Gollancz.