In this illuminating novel, Dennis Glover masterfully explores the creation of Orwell’s classic work, which for millions of readers worldwide defined the twentieth century. Simultaneously a captivating drama, a unique literary excavation and an unflinching portrait of a beloved British writer, The Last Man in Europe will change the way you understand Nineteen Eighty-Four
Pageturners had an interesting discussion about The Last Man in Europe by Dennis Glover with topics including Communism, Socialism, language, fiction, alternative news, Trump, biography, the book’s title, the book Nineteen Eighty-Four and current war and conflict zones.
Pageturners comments included “very interesting to read Orwell again, very thought-provoking book, a hybrid between biography and fiction, the book Nineteen Eighty-Four is relevant now, highlighted the power of language, learnt about the Spanish Civil War, made me want to re-read Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four, traces the life of Orwell and how he came up with his ideas, very interesting model for a book, a lot of his thoughts relevant today and it’s a reflection of Orwell’s mind.”
It was rated an average of 4 out of 5.
The next read is something a little bit different – John Grisham’s heist thriller Camino Island. It will be the book for discussion on Wednesday 13th September at 5.30pm.