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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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
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Animal Farm is a story based on the Russian Revolution and the rise of Communism in Russia. The story begins with Old Major (a representation if Lenin and Marx) telling the animals of a dream he had ... Read full review