Animal Farm: A Fairy Story

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Jul 1, 2009 - Fiction - 144 pages
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George Orwell’s famous satire of the Soviet Union, in which “all animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.”
 

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As I read the various characters' speeches, I was thinking of essay questions. "Read Major's speech and identify the theories of the great economic thinkers"; obviously Marx, but also Ricardo, Spencer ... Read full review

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Animal Farm is unique in its combination of extreme readability and power of social message. Though particularly about Stalin era communism, its relevance extends much beyond this, and shows the ... Read full review

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Contents

A Note on the Text
8
Chapter I
15
Chapter II
32
Chapter III
48
Chapter IV
62
Chapter V
73
Chapter VI
93
Chapter VII
110
Chapter VIII
133
Chapter IX
160
Chapter X
182
Orwells Proposed Preface to Animal Farm
203
Orwells Preface to the Ukrainian Edition of Animal Farm
227
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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.

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