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Coming Up for Air, George Orwell

George Bowling, forty-five, mortgaged, married with children, is an insurance salesman with an expanding waistline, a new set of false teeth - and a desperate desire to escape his dreary life. He fears modern times - since, in 1939, the Second World War is imminent - foreseeing food queues, soldiers, secret police and tyranny. 

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Titulli: Coming Up for Air

Origjinali: Coming Up for Air

Gjinia: Novel

Autori: George Orwell

Shtëpia botuese: Penguin Books

Viti: 2000

Fq. 247

Pesha: 0.192 kg 

ISBN: 978-0-141-18569-9

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Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. 

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