Books # 3 Down and Out in Paris and London

Down and Out in Paris and London.
When Orwell titled it “Down and Out” he wasn’t fucking playing around. It didn’t get much more “down” in the first half of this century than working 18 hours a day as a dishwasher in Paris or spending a month as a penniless tramp in England. Nasty shit- although the plongeur life is far, far, far more agreeable than the tramp’s life. Keep that in mind when you’re reading the book. Every other page in the first half of the book you’ll say to yourself “The London section is worse than this?!?!

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