Orwell: The Annotated Editions

David's annotated edition of Orwell's six novels begins with Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949). Both titles, published by Constable on 3 June 2021, contain Orwell's original text, an introduction, extensive footnotes and a selection of reviews and other relevant material.


Keep the Aspidistra Flying (1936) and Coming up for Air (1939) will follow in June 2022, and Burmese Days (1934) and A Clergyman's Daughter (1935) in June 2023. David's new biography, Orwell: The New Life, will be published in autumn 2023.