Many of his writings induced awareness of injustice, totalitarianism, and socialism.
Among his many great novels are 1984 and Animal Farm.
It's sometimes also used to describe people with whom you have remarkably minor disagreements with.
He also spawned words that are common in today's vernacular, like Big Brother and Cold War.
He also wrote non-fiction works like The Road to Wigan Pier, where he details his working class life in the north of England.
Orwell spawned the term Orweillian, which is used to describe totalitarian and authoritarian social practices.
His beat includes books, social media, dance, theater, art, museums, and classical music. Is it fair to say that the stature of both has grown largely in retrospect?
Penguin did not provide any further data about the number of copies sold.
The publisher noted that books such as Orwell's tap into "the fears, anxieties, and even hopes" of readers.
Eric Arthur Blair, better known as George Orwell, as an English novelist, journalist, essayist and a noted critic.
“It turns out the big question was not Freud and the subconscious, not Marx and the revolution of the masses,” Ricks says. And Orwell in the late 1940s was seen as a marginal figure – yet I can’t think of another author whose impact has grown as much as Orwell’s has.
“It was, ‘How do you protect individual liberty, thought, and expression from the all-intrusive state and the all-intrusive corporation? In the 1950 edition of Bartlett’s , which has taken on new energy in the debate about ‘fake news.’ Besides clarity of vision, there is a fairness in both, a willingness to slap both left and right.