George Orwell Quote

I had the lonely child's habit of making up stories and holding conversations with imaginary persons, and I think from the very start my literary ambitions were mixed up with the feeling of being isolated and undervalued. I knew that I had a facility with words and a power of facing unpleasant facts, and I felt that this created a sort of private world in which I could get my own back for my failure in everyday life.


Selected writings (ed. 1958)

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I had the lonely child's habit of making up stories and holding conversations with imaginary persons, and I think from the very start my literary...

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I had the lonely child's habit of making up stories and holding conversations with imaginary persons, and I think from the very start my literary...

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I had the lonely child's habit of making up stories and holding conversations with imaginary persons, and I think from the very start my literary...

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I had the lonely child's habit of making up stories and holding conversations with imaginary persons, and I think from the very start my literary...