'All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others.'
Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Wellington leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard, the renamed Animal Farm is organized to benefit all who walk on four legs. But as time passes, the ideals of the rebellion are corrupted, then forgotten. And something new and unexpected emerges...
Animal Farm - the history of a revolution that went wrong - is George Orwell's brilliant satire on the corrupting influence of power.
'Remains our great satire of the darker face of modern history' - Malcolm Bradbury
'Animal Farm has seen off all the opposition. It's as valid today as it was fifty years ago' - Ralph Steadman
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This little novella really makes you think about the nature of leadership and influence. An easy and enlightening read.
'Animal Farm is a timeless satire on the central tragi-comedy of all politics-that is, the tragi-comedy of corruption by power' Timothy Garton Ash It is the book for everyone and Everyman, its brightness undimmed after fifty years Ruth Rendell Remains our great satire of the darker face of modern history Malcolm Bradbury Animal Farm has seen off all the opposition. It's as valid today as it was fifty years ago Ralph Steadman
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: September 2008
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 10.8 x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.07
Edition Number: 2