By George Orwell

Intimidated by means of her father, the rector of Knype Hill, Dorothy plays her submissive roles of dutiful daughter and bullied housekeeper. Her ideas are taken up with the costumes she is making for the church institution play, by way of the hopelessness of preaching to the terrible and through money owed she can't pay in Nineteen Thirties melancholy England. unexpectedly her regimen shatters and Dorothy reveals herself down and out in London. She is donning silk stockings, has cash in her pocket and can't consider her identify. Orwell leads us via a panorama of unemployment, poverty and starvation, the place Dorothy's religion is challenged through a social fact that adjustments her life.

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