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Animal Farm (HBJ Modern Classic)

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George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution is an intimate part of our contemporary culture. It 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 reestablished with the bloodstained postscript to the founding slogan: But some Animals Are More Equal Than Others. . . . 

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A special large-format fiftieth-anniversary edition, illustrated in full color by Ralph Steadman. Includes Orwells proposed but unpublished preface to the original edition and his preface to the 1947 Ukrainian edition.

Synopsis:

George Orwells famous satire of the Soviet Union, in which “all animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.”

About the Author

GEORGE ORWELL (1903-1950) was born in India and served with the Imperial Police in Burma before joining the Republican Army in the Spanish Civil War. Orwell was the author of six novels as well as numerous essays and nonfiction works.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780151072552
Author:
Orwell, George
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Domestic animals
Subject:
Fables
Subject:
Satire
Subject:
Political fiction
Subject:
Totalitarianism
Subject:
Totalitarianism -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
An HBJ modern classic
Series Volume:
7
Publication Date:
19901131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 9 to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.53 pd
Age Level:
from 14

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A special large-format fiftieth-anniversary edition, illustrated in full color by Ralph Steadman. Includes Orwells proposed but unpublished preface to the original edition and his preface to the 1947 Ukrainian edition.

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George Orwells famous satire of the Soviet Union, in which “all animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.”

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