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Animal Farm
Animal Farm
Author: George Orwell
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 the most telling satiric fables ever penned--a razor-edged fairy tale for grown-ups that records the evolution from revolution against tyrann...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780451526342
ISBN-10: 0451526341
Publication Date: 4/1/1996
Pages: 139
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3.7 stars, based on 1185 ratings
Publisher: Signet Book
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 5
Fantastic, quick read and one of those books everyone "should" read at some point. Orwell makes you think and it really is spooky how some of the themes in this book echo what is going on in the world today.
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Helpful Score: 4
An excellent comment on human and political relations. Quick read, too!
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One of my all time favorite books. A great read and a bit 'scary" to think that it was written 80 years ago and yet is so contemporary in the 21st century.
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A classic, short and a strong message.
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This is one of Orwell's finest works. Small book, great for travel, but you will finish before you know it. Excellent work.
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Powerful fable. The edition includes some helpful insight into Orwell's perspectives and experience as well: committed socialist who was disillusioned with the way the Soviets played communism out. It is well worth reading as a reminder of the fallibility of people in power.
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good book - being a child of the cold war it probably wasn't as shocking as it was to the original audience.
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A favorite of mine from 8th grade and now my daughter is reading it and loving it also.

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