GEORGE ORWELL (1903-1950) was born in India and served with the
Imperial Police in Burma before joining the Republican Army in the
Spanish Civil War. Orwell was the author of six novels as well as
numerous essays and nonfiction works.
ODYR is a Brazilian graphic novelist, cartoonist, and painter.
"Brazilian graphic novelist Odyr's 'fully authorized' adaptation
(in accordance with The Estate of Sonia Brownell Orwell) of
Orwell's 1945 classic is affecting example...alchemizing Orwell's
period writing into a timeless, immediately terrifying warning
about the dangers of abusive power."--Booklist
"[Odyr's] rich brushstrokes do much to enhance the experience of Orwell's brand of satire."--New York Journal of Books