Animal farm: a fairy story

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Secker & Warburg, 1987 - Fiction - 203 pages
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Excellent writing and very, very thought provoking. - LibraryThing
Very deep allegory and a nice ending. - LibraryThing
Orwell's language is easy to read. - LibraryThing
The book also had a good plot. - LibraryThing
The ending in particular was great. - LibraryThing
Orwell is a genius for writing this book. - LibraryThing

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A book which is an ever relevant classic. It is always there, the classic tales of power hungry administration which roots in equality and humanity and consideration to other beings but ultimately ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paul Bryant - Goodreads

Funny animals! I hate em! And I particularly hate funny animals used for allegorical purposes! I hate em all! Like when they dress up chimps in office suits and have em in adverts for online banks. Oh ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1987)

George Orwell was born Eric Hugh 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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