Julian Symons, 9 November 1989
Show More The Politics of Literary Reputation: The Making and Claiming of ‘St George’ Orwell by John Rodden.
Oxford, 478 pp., £22.50, October 1989, 0 19 503954 8Show More
“... US, with the essays, novels and Homage to Catalonia carried along in their wake. The publisher Tom Rosenthal, totting up the royalties earned during six months by a backlist of Seeker foreign authors including Mishima, Moravia, Svevo, Gide, Colette, Kafka, Thomas Mann, Grass, Böll and half a dozen others, found that the whole lot added up to half Orwell’s ...”