Dans la dèche à Paris et à Londres by George Orwell

By George Orwell

Dans los angeles dèche à Paris et à Londres (titre unique : Down and out in Paris and London) est un livre autobiographique de George Orwell paru en 1933. L'auteur, à travers sa vie de travailleur pauvre et de vagabond, y décrit l. a. misère à Paris et à Londres à los angeles fin des années 1920 et au début des années 1930.

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Le livre se déroule en deux events. Dans l. a. première, Orwell décrit sa vie d'indigent et de travailleur temporaire dans les eating places parisiens. Le moment second du roman est un récit de voyage dans le Londres de l'époque du element de vue du clochard que l'auteur a été. Durant toute l'œuvre, Orwell s'attache à nous décrire ce qu'est los angeles pauvreté : entre l'exploitation au travail, l'alcool, les maladies précoces et l. a. faim presque permanente, l'écrivain livre une photograph très poignante de ces hommes qui n'ont rien ou presque.

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