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Recommended Reads - Animal Farm


Animal Farm, A Fairy Story 

by George Orwell


Written in 1945, this thought-provoking novel by George Orwell tells the story of the Manor Farm animals who, sick with being maltreated by their human farmer, revolt to create their own fairer and happier society.

The only rule is that ‘all animals are equals’. This revolution, however, quickly fails and the animals end up being subjugated again under the dictatorship of a pig called Napoleon.  In this biting satire, Orwell depicts how good intentions can quickly turn into tyranny. A metaphor for the Russian Revolution and the rise of Soviet Russia, this short page turner about power struggles and human nature is a timeless classic.