George Orwell lived as a tramp and went hop-picking in the late summer of 1931 to sustain himself. He kept a diary of those times. It makes fascinating reading, providing, as it does, an observant and heart-felt portrait of a destitute’s life in England in the interwar period. A blog of that diary is here.
October 6, 2011
By Gaurav Ghosh
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