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Peter Davison

Peter Davison, OBE, Ph.D., D.Litt, Hon. D. Arts, is Research Professor of English at De Montfort University, Leicester, and Emeritus Professor of English at Glynd—r University. He is a leading authority on the life and works of George Orwell. Assisted by his wife, Sheila Davison, and Ian Angus, he spent 17 years editing the 20-volume The Complete Works of George Orwell, (Secker & Warburg, 1998). His other works include The Lost Orwell (Timewell Press, 2007), George Orwell: Diaries (Penguin, 2009) and George Orwell: A Life in Letters (Penguin, 2011).

Books by Peter Davison