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Animal farm
George Orwell
Adult Fiction ORWELL

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Avatar for Marsap Marsap said:
The novel Animal Farm is a satire/fable of the Russian revolution and Stalin, and generally any totalitarian society. The novel addresses not only the corruption of the revolution by its leaders but also how greed, indifference, and ignorance corrupt the revolution. The novel highlights the reality of what can happen when absolute power is placed in the hands of a few. ultimately we learn that "All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." 4 out of 5 stars
posted May 24, 2012 at 3:19PM
Odd said:
sci-fi
posted Apr 6, 2010 at 7:59PM
Avatar for poohbubba poohbubba said:
When the inmates take over the prison. Does absolute power corrupts absolutley. Ask the pig!
posted Dec 22, 2009 at 2:04PM
Anne said:
After learning about Stalin in Russia, it was really need to read all the comparisons in such a short book and make all the connections.
posted Oct 3, 2009 at 4:04PM
Anne said:
After learning about Stalin in Russia, it was really need to read all the comparisons in such a short book and make all the connections.
posted Oct 3, 2009 at 4:04PM
johnmpls said:
Parallels to the Democratic Primary are incredible. "All animals are equal. Some are more equal than others" sums up the super-delegates well.
posted May 5, 2008 at 9:10PM
lookeoj said:
this book was about communism through the eyes of animals. no wonder george called it a fairy tale
posted Jan 30, 2007 at 8:23AM
Grace said:
This book was okay. It is mainly a satire/fairy tale about communism. It's interesting, and some parts really get your attention, and it makes its point clear. If you are interested in learning more about communism and why it can't work, read this book.
posted Oct 1, 2004
Shawn said:
I thought that this book was very good and i think that this book is good for all types of people that wont to know more about the russian revalution.
posted Apr 9, 2004
Erica said:
i had to write this review. i saw someone write a review about this book and gave it 1 star. totally wrong! the person said that it had a horrible plot. not! ok u have to get past the fact that they r animals doing these things. u have to think about what everythin represents and how it relates to past history. its a great, short, thinking book.
posted Apr 9, 2004
Ian said:
This book was just great! It's easy to understand and teaches you an important lesson in life. The only problem a person may have with this book is that he/she may become disturbed because of how badly the animals are treated. I better not tell anymore or I'll ruin the book! Its a classic that I recommed.
posted Apr 9, 2004
Grace said:
Animal Farm is not a kiddy little book about chickens and pigs playing in the farmyard like some people might think by hearing the title. It's a powerful novel about some farm animals who decide to overthrow the farmer and start their own "republic". They start with good intentions--"All animals are equel", but somehow or other later on the phrase changes to "All animals are equel, but some are more equel than others". If you want to be stirred up, read this book. A good allegory of communism.
posted Apr 9, 2004
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