Eric Blairs fictional name was George Orwell , born June 25,1903 in Motihari, India . At that time India was part of the British Empire(Orwell page 1 of 4). This was near the turn of the century, so not many people could afford to move to India with out the British Empire(Orwell pg. 1 of 4). Erics father Richard Blair was an agent of the Opium Department of the Indian Civil Service. Blairs Grandfather served in the Indian Army for sometime before Blairs birth. His family was not very wealthy [Blair] later described them as lower-upper-middle class(Orwell pg. 1of 4). In fact, they owned no property or held any investment whats so ver.
When Eric was about 8 his family moved back to England and moved to a town called Henley, although his father still worked in India. Being middle-class, going to school was tough; however, his parents sent him to a private school in Sussex at the tender age of 8. By the time he was 13 he had received a scholarship to Wellington, and soon after another to Eaton, the famous public school(Orwell pg. 1 of 4). After being forced to be good in school, he was not interested in anymore further mental exertion(Orwell pg. 1 of 4). So he decided to go with his private ambition, to write.
At the eginning he writes At the age of five or six [he] knew that he would be-must be a writer(Orwell pg1 of 4). He made up his mind fast unlike many other writers. However, to be a writer one has to read literature. However, at Eaton English Lit. was not a major subject, because most boys [ that went to Eaton] came from backgrounds either irremediably unliterary or so literary that to teach them English Literature would be absurd(Orwell pg. 1 of 4). Although he wanted to become a writer he finished 138th of 167(Orwell pg. 2 of 4). After this he decided to join the Indian imperial Police ; however, he ater left after 5 years in service.
This was distracting him from his main lifestyle, a writer and because wished to escape from every form of mans dominion over man(Orwell pg. 2 of 4). In London he settled down into a grotty bedroom(Orwell pg. 2 of 4). And started to teach himself how to write. He was now twenty-four and week after week he remained in his unheated bedroom(Orwell pg. 2 of 4). It was so cold that he [thawed] his hands over a candle when they became to numb to write(Orwell pg. 2 of 4). Now thats cold. In 1928 he did something drastic, he began to live among the poor, first in London, then in Pairs(Orwell pg. of 4).
To him it seemed that the poor were the victims of injustice(Orwell pg. 2 of 4). One reason for living among the poor was to over come a repulsion which he considered as typical of his own [working] class(Orwell pg. 2 of 4). In December of 1929 Eric spent Christmas with his family were he announced that he was going to write a book about his experiences in Paris. However, many times this material was rejected, finally due to a Mabel Firez this was published. Although all swearwords were deleted and certain names changed(Orwell pg. 3 of 4). His next book Burmese Days was published in 1934.
Eric made is name George Orwell on his first book, Down and Out. He had to change himself from a middle class citizen to a poor ragamuffin. His next books in order, A Clergymans Daughter, Keep The Aspidistra Flying,The Road To Wigan Pier, Homage to Catalonia , Animal Farm, Nineteen Eighty-Four . He served in the Spanish Civil War in the POUM (Partido Obrero de Unificacion de Marxista). They he was wounded in the throat. After this he went on writing Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four. Later on in 1946 he married Sonia Bronwell. Eric Arthur Blair Died In the Year Nineteen Fifty, at the age of Forty-Seven.