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Animal Farm was written by George Orwell and published in 1945. The animals get fed up of their master, Farmer Jones, so they kick him out. Once they are free of the tyrant Jones, life on the farm is good for a while and there is hope for a happier future of less work, better education and more food. However, trouble brews as the pigs, Napoleon and Snowball, fight for the hearts and minds of the other animals on the farm.
This novel is an allegory – even though it is set on a farm and stars a cast of farm animals, it reflects the events of the Russian revolution of 1917. The animals are all clever representations of Russian politicians, voters and workers. Orwell used the novel to make his opinions on Russian leaders heard.

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Homage to Catalonia is George Orwell's account of his experiences and observations fighting for the Republican army during the Spanish Civil War. The war was one of the shaping events on his political outlook and a significant part of what led him to write, in 1946, «Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for Democratic Socialism, as I understand it.»

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This eBook edition has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Burmese Days is set in 1920s imperial Burma, in the fictional district of Kyauktada, based on Kathar (formerly spelled Katha), a town where Orwell served. It is a thinly-veiled tale from the waning days of British colonialism when Burma was ruled from Delhi as a part of British India–a portrait of the dark side of the British Raj. As the story opens, U Po Kyin, a corrupt Burmese magistrate, is planning to destroy the reputation of the Indian Dr Veraswami. The doctor's main protection is his friendship with John Flory who, as a pukka sahib (European white man), has higher prestige. Dr Veraswami wants the privilege of becoming a member of the British club because he thinks that if his standing with the Europeans is good, U Po Kyin's intrigues against him will not prevail. U Po Kyin begins a campaign to persuade the Europeans that the doctor holds disloyal, anti-British opinions, and believes anonymous letters with false stories about the doctor «will work wonders»…

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Musaicum Books presents to you a meticulously edited George Orwell collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: Thoughts on England: Down the Mine North and South Democracy in the British Army The Lion and the Unicorn Antisemitism in Britain In Defence of English Cooking Decline of the English Murder Politics and the English Language Reflections on War and Society: Spilling the Spanish Beans Not Counting Niggers Prophecies of Fascism Wells, Hitler and the World State Looking Back on the Spanish War Who Are the War Criminals? Future of a Ruined Germany Revenge is Sour You and the Atomic Bomb Notes on Nationalism Catastrophic Gradualism Freedom of the Park How the Poor Die In Front of Your Nose Views on Literature, Art & Famous Men: In Defence of the Novel Notes on the Way Charles Dickens Charles Reade Inside The Whale Literature and Totalitarianism The Art of Donald Mcgill Rudyard Kipling W. B. Yeats Mark Twain Raffles and Miss Blandish Arthur Koestler Benefit of Clergy: Some Notes on Salvador Dali Good Bad Books Nonsense Poetry In Defence of P. G. Wodehouse Politics vs. Literature Confessions of a Book Reviewer The Prevention of Literature Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool Writers and Leviathan Reflections on Gandhi Book Reviews: Mein Kampf Personal Record The Totalitarian Enemy The Development of William Butler Yeats Miscellaneous Writings: A Farthing Newspaper The Spike A Hanging Bookshop Memories Shooting an Elephant Marrakech New Words Boys' Weeklies and Frank Richards's Reply Poetry and the Microphone The Sporting Spirit A Good Word for the Vicar of Bray A Nice Cup of Tea Pleasure Spots Riding Down from Bangor Some Thoughts on the Common Toad James Burnham and the Managerial Revolution Why I Write Books vs. Cigarettes Such, Such Were the Joys As I Please

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George Orwell's central argument is that the normalization of bad writing leads to political oppression. Orwell starts with the premise that the distortion of «language» reflects a «corruption» of «civilization.» But Orwell objects to the conclusion he believes readers usually draw from this initial premise. Specifically, Orwell claims that most readers—even those who think language and politics are in a bad state—presume that language is merely a mirror of society. That is, language only reflects the state of the world. Orwell claims language doesn't just reflect the condition society. Language, he argues, also shapes society. He contends that language is both prescriptive and descriptive of civilization's decline.

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Animal Farm is an allegorical novel. It tells the story of a group of farm animals who rebel against their human farmer. With flaming idealism and rousing slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice and equality a place where one can live equal, free, and happy. Ultimately, however, the uprising is betrayed and the farm ends up in a state worse than it was before, under the dictatorship of a pig named Napoleon. According to Orwell, the fable reflects events that led to the Russian Revolution of 1917 and then the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union being a warning against any totalitarian regime to this day. | In addition to being a brilliant political allegory, this book is incredibly emotionally moving, beautifully written, eloquent, and profound. Time Magazine selected Animal Farm as one of the 100 best English-language novels.

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Animal Farm is an allegorical novel which reflects events leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917 and then on into the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union. Old Major, the old boar on the Manor Farm, summons the animals on the farm together for a meeting, during which he refers to humans as «enemies» and teaches the animals a revolutionary song called «Beasts of England». When Major dies, two young pigs, Snowball and Napoleon, assume command and consider it a duty to prepare for the Rebellion. The animals revolt, driving the drunken, irresponsible farmer Mr Jones, as well as Mrs Jones and the other human caretakers and employees, off the farm, renaming it «Animal Farm». They adopt the Seven Commandments of Animalism, the most important of which is, «All animals are equal».

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London, in the year 1984: The world is divided into three constantly warring superstates Oceania, Eurasia and Eastasia. In Oceania, of which Britain is a part, the Partys power is absolute. Every action, word, gesture and thought is monitored under the watchful eye of Big Brother and the Thought Police. In the Ministry of Truth, the Partys Propaganda Department, Winston Smiths job is to edit and rewrite history, to meet the needs of the government. With every lie he writes, Winston grows to hate the Party that persecutes those who dare to commit thoughtcrimes. As Winston falls in love with Julia, they begin to question the system, and expose themselfes to immense danger … | Since its first publication in 1949, George Orwells haunting prophecy has been the definitive dystopian novel and one of the most influential works of the 20th century.

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