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Down and Out in Paris and London

George Orwell

This unusual fictional memoir - in good part autobiographical - narrates without self-pity and often with humor the adventures of a penniless British writer among the down-and-outs of two great cities. The Parisian episode is fascinating for its expose of the kitchens of posh French restaurants, where the narrator works at the bottom of the culinar...
Publish Date
1972
March 14
First Published in 1933
Goodreads rating
4.11
ISBN
9780156262248
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Dec 13, 2018
“Down and Out” is hilarious, with a humor quite unexpected in the otherwise seemingly somber Brother Blair. I listen to it often (a couple of places are dated and I have to skip) when I want to laugh.      source