George Orwell and More in the Borderlands of Life and Death

I’d like to share with you excerpts from two consecutive entries in George Orwell’s Diaries. These were written on Scotland’s Isle of Jura, where he had gone off the grid in an attempt to complete Nineteen Eighty-Four. On August 16, 1947, he wrote:Article continues below Last night saw the northern lights for the first time. … Continue reading George Orwell and More in the Borderlands of Life and Death