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Books vs. Cigarettes

George Orwell

Books vs. Cigarettes, 1946 [L.m./F.s.: 2015-09-24 / 0.16 KiB]
‘A couple of years ago a friend of mine, a newspaper editor, was firewatching with some factory workers. They fell to talking about his newspaper, which most of them read and approved of, but when he asked them what they thought of the literary section, the answer he got was: ‘You don't suppose we read that stuff, do you? Why, half the time you're talking about books that cost twelve and sixpence!..’...’

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