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By George Orwell

Intimidated by means of her father, the rector of Knype Hill, Dorothy plays her submissive roles of dutiful daughter and bullied housekeeper. Her options are taken up with the costumes she is making for the church institution play, by way of the hopelessness of preaching to the terrible and by means of money owed she can't pay in Nineteen Thirties melancholy England. all at once her regimen shatters and Dorothy reveals herself down and out in London. She is donning silk stockings, has funds in her pocket and can't keep in mind her identify. Orwell leads us via a panorama of unemployment, poverty and starvation, the place Dorothy's religion is challenged through a social fact that alterations her life.

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