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Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell
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Jul 23, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: reviewed, classics, class, favorites

This underlooked Orwell classic documents and equally underlooked phenomenon: the struggles faced by those living not in poverty but on the outskirts of 'respectability': those who cannot give in to living poorly and dirtily, and being content to live as such in a community, but who must constantly maintain face even when maintaining face is the last thing that would be conducive to a happy or fulfilling life.
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July 23, 2011 – Shelved
August 13, 2011 – Shelved as: reviewed
August 15, 2011 – Shelved as: classics
August 15, 2011 – Shelved as: class
August 15, 2011 – Shelved as: favorites

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