Animal Farm

Animal Farm

1984

Book - 2003
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1984: In 1984, London is a grim city where Big Brother is always watching you and the thought police can practically read your mind. Winston is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called the Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be.
Animal farm: All animals are equals but some animals are more equal than others. George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution is the account of the bold struggle, initiated by the animals, that transforms Mr. Jones's Manor Farm into Animal Farm, a wholly democratic society built on the credo that all animals are created equal. Out of their cleverness, the pigs Napoleon, Squealer, and Snowball emerge as leaders of the new community in a subtle evolution that proves disastrous. The climax is the brutal betrayal of the faithful horse Boxer, when totalitarian rule is re-established with the bloodstained postscript to the founding slogan: but some animals are more equal than others. War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780151010264
0151010269
Characteristics: xiv, 385 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Orwell, George 1903-1950
Alternative Title: 1984

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EMF1226 Aug 12, 2013

Two great classics that everyone should read at least once. Both are though provoking and surprisingly still keep up nicely in today's world. Not the best stories in the world but some must reads that should be on everyone's list.

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nezzyd99 Aug 20, 2014

nezzyd99 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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