Animal Farm

Animal Farm

by George Orwell

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 02/01/2014

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All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.

Drunken Mr Jones of Manor Farm has neglected his livestock for too long. In a burst of insurgent fervour they rise up and he is deposed, with the pigs taking charge of the newly named Animal Farm. Everything runs smoothly, productivity soars, and all animals are well-fed and happy.

But the further away the memory of the revolution, the more distant seem its ideals - and when Boxer the workhorse is betrayed, the horrifying extent of the pigs' corruption is revealed.

Orwell's 'fairy story', a scathing satire of Soviet communism, is as potent now as it was in 1945. Animal Farm is one of literature's most electrifying examinations of power and corruption.

ISBN:
9781922147738
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
02-01-2014
Language:
English
Publisher:
Text Publishing Co
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
160
Dimensions (mm):
198x130x12mm
Weight:
0.15kg
George Orwell

George Orwell (1903–1950) is one of England's most famous writers and social commentators. He is the author of the classic political satire Animal Farm and the dystopian masterpiece Nineteen Eighty-Four.

He is also well known for his essays and journalism, particularly his works covering his travels and his time fighting in the Spanish Civil War. His writing is celebrated for its piercing clarity, purpose and wit and his books continue to be bestsellers all over the world.

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