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Animal Farm
by George Orwell

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Animal Farm by George Orwell Overview

As ferociously fresh as it was more than a half century ago, this remarkable allegory of a downtrodden society of overworked, mistreated animals, and their quest to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality is one of the most scathing satires ever published. As we witness the rise and bloody fall of the revolutionary animals, we begin to recognize the seeds of t As ferociously fresh as it was more than a half century ago, this remarkable allegory of a downtrodden society of overworked, mistreated animals, and their quest to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality is one of the most scathing satires ever published. As we witness the rise and bloody fall of the revolutionary animals, we begin to recognize the seeds of totalitarianism in the most idealistic organization; and in our most charismatic leaders, the souls of our cruelest oppressors.

George Orwell

About Animal Farm Description

Eric Arthur Blair, better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English author and journalist. His work is marked by keen intelligence and wit, a profound awareness of social injustice, an intense opposition to totalitarianism, a passion for clarity in language, and a belief in democratic socialism. In addition to his literary career Orwell served as a a police officer with the Indian Imperia

Data Book Animal Farm

Original Title Animal Farm: A Fairy Story ISBN 0452284244 (ISBN13: 9780452284241 ) Edition Language English Characters Snowball, Napoleon, Clover, Boxer, Old Major...more , Muriel, Jones, Squealer, Moses the Raven, Benjamin...less Literary Awards Hugo Award for Best Novella (1946), Prometheus Hall of Fame Award (2011) (947)