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Troy Bramston

Troy Bramston reviews 'Orwell's Australia: From cold war to culture wars' by Dennis Glover

December 2003–January 2004, no. 257 01 December 2003
George Orwell must be spinning in his grave. Aghast at the use of his name to inspire any political crusade or bandwagon, the ardent advocate against the use of language to spin an alternative reality is forever being used to bolster the armory of political activists around the world. Should Orwell be allowed to rest? Simon Crean’s speechwriter, the cerebral Dennis Glover, evidently thinks not. ... (read more)