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Did you know that Eric Blair took the pseudonym George Orwell after the River Orwell , which he used to visit regularly from his parents house in Southwold? It was in that beautiful seaside town that he attended a crammer to prepare for his Indian Imperial Police exams; his father had retired there in 1921. Orwell’s later time there included work on Burmese Days, and equally nobly time on the allotments.

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