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                                        Volume. 11897

Iranian readers to enjoy George Orwell’s “The Road to Wigan Pier”
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TEHRAN – A Persian translation of the English novelist George Orwell’s “The Road to Wigan Pier” has appeared in Iran.
 
Reza Fatemi translated the book, which was published by the Sokhan company. 
 
The first half of this work documents his sociological investigations of the bleak living conditions among the working class in Lancashire and Yorkshire in the industrial north of England before World War II. 
 
The second half is a long essay on his middle-class upbringing, and the development of his political conscience, questioning British attitudes towards socialism. 
 
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