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Animal Farm : Everyman's Library Classics S. - George Orwell

Animal Farm

Everyman's Library Classics S.

Hardcover Published: 20th May 1993
ISBN: 9781857151503
Number Of Pages: 116

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A biting satire on dictatorship written during the Second World War and published in 1945, ANIMAL FARM is perhaps the most celebrated twentieth-century English satire after the same writer's NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR. One of the very few writers to be compared in power, artistry and moral authority with Jonathan Swift, the purity of Orwell's spare prose and the logic of his dark comedy emphasize the stark message of man's inhumanity to man and beast's to beast

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Well-written, thought-provoking, funny and above all short, it is considered perfect for the attention span of the MTV generation. For those who have yet to have the pleasure it is a satire on Stalinism in which animals take over a farm. Inspired by the vision of the prize boar Old Major, the animals of Manor Farm rebel against their human masters and establish a model democratic community in which 'all animals are equal'. But power corrupts, and gradually the dictator pig, Napoleon, betrays the animals back into slavery. ('All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.') (Kirkus UK)

ISBN: 9781857151503
ISBN-10: 185715150X
Series: Everyman's Library Classics S.
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 116
Published: 20th May 1993
Publisher: Everyman
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.1 x 13.4  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1

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