As soon as Orwell achieved maturity as a writer, which I think was round about 1937, his style crystallised. His earlier style, from Burmese Days to Keep the Aspidistra Flying, was self-consciously literary and experimental. It’s one of the reason.
The best collection of essays that Ive read so far. 14 well-written essays by Eric Arthur Blair (1903-1950) also known as George Orwell.It covers a wide range of topics from his childhood, Spanish Civil War, Mahatma Gandhi, Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling, Jewish religion, politics, etc to his shooting of an elephant while serving as a police in Burma.