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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bdtrump - LibraryThing
A short read, Animal Farm applies the history of the Russian Revolution and Civil War to anthropomorphic farm animals. Entertaining, and raises excellent points and debate, but Orwell could have gone ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - GrlIntrrptdRdng - LibraryThing
I've read Animal Farm in high school, I liked it then but the meaning was kind of lost because we didn't even learn about the Cold War, Russia or Stalin. Old Major (Karl Marx) gives a speech that ... Read full review