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Animal farm: a fairy story

Animal farm: a fairy story

Orwell, George, 1903-1950

Having got rid of their human masters, the animals of Manor Farm look forward to a life of freedom and plenty. But gradually a cunning, ruthless élite emerges and the other animals discover that they are not as equal as they thought

Paperback, Book. English. Allegories.
Published London: Penguin, 2008

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Statement of responsibility: George Orwell
ISBN: 0141036133, 9780141036137
Note: Originally published: London: Martin Secker & Warburg, 1945.
Physical Description: viii, 94 p. ; 18 cm.
Subject: Farms Fiction.; Livestock Fiction.; Political corruption Fiction.


'Animal Farmis a timeless satire on the central tragi-comedy of all politics-that is, the tragi-comedy of corruption by power' Timothy Garton Ash||It is the book for everyone and Everyman, its brightness undimmed after fifty years
Ruth Rendell||Remains our great satire of the darker face of modern history
Malcolm Bradbury||Animal Farm has seen off all the opposition. It's as valid today as it was fifty years ago
Ralph Steadman