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Marjorie, five years older; and Avril, five years younger. When Eric was one year old, his mother took him and his sisters to England. Eric was brought up in the company of his mother and sisters, and apart from a brief visit in mid,  the family did not see their husband or father Richard Blair until Before the First World War, the family moved to ShiplakeOxfordshire George will essays Eric became friendly with the Buddicom family, especially their daughter Jacintha.
When they first met, he was standing on his head in a field. On being asked why, he said, "You are noticed more if you stand on your head than if you are right way up.
He said that he might write a book in the style of H. Cyprian inspired his essay " Such, Such Were the Joys ". At the age of five, Eric was sent as a day-boy to a convent school in Henley-on-Thames, which Marjorie also attended.
It was a Roman Catholic convent run by French Ursuline nuns, who had been exiled from France after religious education was banned in He boarded at the school for the next five years, returning home only for school holidays. During this period, while working for the Ministry of Pensions, his mother lived at 23 Cromwell Crescent, Earls Court.
He knew nothing of the reduced fees, although he "soon recognised that he was from a poorer home". But inclusion on the Eton scholarship roll did not guarantee a place, and none was immediately available for Blair.
Blair remained at Eton until Decemberwhen he left midway between his 18th and 19th birthday. Wellington was "beastly", Orwell told his childhood friend Jacintha Buddicom, but he said he was "interested and happy" at Eton.
GowFellow of Trinity College, Cambridgewho also gave him advice later in his career. His parents could not afford to send him to a university without another scholarship, and they concluded from his poor results that he would not be able to win one.
Runciman noted that he had a romantic idea about the East and the family decided that Blair should join the Imperial Policethe precursor of the Indian Police Service.
For this he had to pass an entrance examination. In December he left Eton and travelled to join his retired father, mother, and younger sister Avril, who that month had moved to 40 Stradbroke Road, SouthwoldSuffolk, the first of their four homes in the town.
He passed the entrance exam, coming seventh out of the 26 candidates who exceeded the pass mark. A month later, he arrived at Rangoon and travelled to the police training school in Mandalay.
He was appointed an Assistant District Superintendent on 29 November Working as an imperial police officer gave him considerable responsibility while most of his contemporaries were still at university in England. When he was posted farther east in the Delta to Twante as a sub-divisional officer, he was responsible for the security of somepeople.
At the end ofhe was posted to Syriamcloser to Rangoon. Syriam had the refinery of the Burmah Oil Company"the surrounding land a barren waste, all vegetation killed off by the fumes of sulphur dioxide pouring out day and night from the stacks of the refinery. She noted his "sense of utter fairness in minutest details".
He spent much of his time alone, reading or pursuing non- pukka activities, such as attending the churches of the Karen ethnic group.
At the end of that year, he was assigned to Katha in Upper Burmawhere he contracted dengue fever in Entitled to a leave in England that year, he was allowed to return in July due to his illness.George Orwell (Eric Arthur Blair).
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