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Animal Farm

Since its publication fifty years ago, "Animal Farm" has become one of the most controversial books ever written. As vital and relevant as it was fifty years ago, "Animal Farm" is a devastating satire of the Soviet Union by the man V. S. Pritchett called "the conscience of his generation." A fable about an uprising of farm animals against their human masters, it illustrates how new tyranny replaces old in the wake of revolutions and power corrupts even the noblest of causes.

Year: 1945     Genre: Science Fiction

1984

1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell's prophetic, nightmare vision in 1949 of the world we were becoming is timelier than ever. "1984" is still the great modern classic "negative Utopia" - a startling original and haunting novel that creates an imaginary world that is completely convincing from the first sentence to the last four words.

Year: 1949     Genre: DystopianScience FictionSoft SF

Jun 25, 1903 -- Jan 21, 1950
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