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When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless elite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take control. Soon the other animals discover that they are not all as equal as they thought, and find themselves hopelessly ensnared as one form of tyranny is replaced with another.
Closing date: 19/04/2020
Publication date: 27/08/2015
Publisher: Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||27th August 2015|
|Publisher:||Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, The Evergreens,|
|Categories:||Classic fiction (pre c 1945),|
Eric Arthur Blair (George Orwell) was born in 1903 in India, where his father worked for the Civil Service. The family moved to England in 1907 and in 1917 Orwell entered Eton, where he contributed regularly to the various college magazines. From 1922 to 1927 he served with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma, an experience that inspired his first novel, Burmese Days (1934). Several years of poverty followed. He lived in Paris for two years before returning to England, where he worked successively as a private tutor, schoolteacher and bookshop assistant, and contributed reviews and articles to a number of periodicals. Down and Out in ...More About George Orwell