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"There are twenty-three essays here and I have read thirteen so far. They are all excellent. Why I left this book hanging around on my shelves collecting dust for three years is beyond me. I must check my other unread books out!

Orwell's style is quite frankly inimitable."
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Lynne King is on page 218 of 368 of Shooting an Elephant: There are twenty-three essays here and I have read thirteen so far. They are all excellent. Why I left this book hanging around on my shelves collecting dust for three years is beyond me. I must check my other unread books out!

Orwell's style is quite frankly inimitable.
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