The Road to Wigan Pier Summary
George Orwell

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The Road to Wigan Pier Summary

Orwell, commissioned by the Left Book Club to write a book about unemployment in England, travels to Northern England and lives in a slum while he investigates unemployment and poverty among coal miners in Wigan, Sheffield, and surrounding areas. In Part I of the text he provides details about their lives and in Part II of the text he examines the idea that Socialism could provide a path out of mass...

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