Animal Farm

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990 - Fiction - 124 pages
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A farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals. With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality. Thus the stage is set for one of most telling satiric fables ever penned - a-razor-edged fairy tale for grown-ups that records the evolution against tyranny to a totalitarianism just as terrible.

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User Review  - Herminio Nunez - Goodreads

Interestingly, Animal Farm is an allegory that has less purpose in an political objective and more for a parallel of changing political structure of Russia after the revolution. This book is a good ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christian Herrera - Goodreads

I hardly rate books one star. I'm not one to dislike a book if I get into it which was the case with this book. The title called my attention because I'm an animal lover. This book is directed towards ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

George Orwell was born Eric Arthur Blair in 1903 in Motihari in Bengal, India and later studied at Eton for four years. Orwell was an assistant superintendent with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma. He left the position after five years and then moved to Paris, where he wrote his first two books, Burmese Days and Down and Out In Paris. Orwell then moved to Spain to write but decided to join the United Workers Marxist Party Militia. After being decidedly opposed to communism, Orwell served in the British Home Guard and with the Indian Service of the BBC during World War II. He started writing for the Observer and was literary editor for the Tribune. Soon after he published the world-famous book, Animal Farm, which became a huge success for Orwell. It was then towards the end of his life when Orwell wrote Nineteen Eighty-Four. George Orwell died on January 23, 1950 in London.

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