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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It is easy to read, short and to the point. - weRead
Complicated. A clever parody! - weRead
Orwell has a gift for that brand of writing. - weRead

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I am spellbound by Animal Farm and my lexicon doesnt seem to have the exact good adjective by which I want to describe the book. The book is apt, even today. George Orwell is a master of storytelling ... Read full review

a realistic fantasy

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its for those who want to know how a society is formed or gets changed over a period of time. great to read and good service from flipkart 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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