Animal Farm: A Fairy Story

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HarperCollins, Jul 1, 2009 - Fiction - 144 pages
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The animals of Manor Farm have revolted and taken over. Upon the death of Old Major, pigs Snowball and Napoleon lead a revolt against Mr. Jones, driving him from the farm. The animals embrace the Seven Commandments of Animalism and life carries on, but they learn that a farm ruled by animals looks more human than ever.

 

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Orwell writes most of his classic from the perspective of "the underdog"; his most celebrated works are a commentary on power's corruptible influence. Read full review

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Animal Farm is an excellent story of how politics rears its ugly head in life. Animal farm is written to where younger kids can understand how government should and shouldn't work. Animal farm is an ... Read full review

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Contents

A Note on the Text
8
Chapter I
15
Chapter II
32
Chapter III
48
Chapter IV
62
Chapter V
73
Chapter VI
93
Chapter VII
110
Chapter VIII
133
Chapter IX
160
Chapter X
182
Orwells Proposed Preface to Animal Farm
203
Orwells Preface to the Ukrainian Edition of Animal Farm
227
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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, including 1984 and Animal Farm, as well as numerous essays and nonfiction works.

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