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  • Published: 8 October 2024
  • ISBN: 9780241706985
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $22.99

Animal Farm




Orwell's chillingly resonant allegorical fable, with an introduction and study notes

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 élite 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. Orwell's chilling 'fairy story' is a timeless and devastating satire of idealism betrayed by power and corruption.


This student reader edition has extra-wide margins to accommodate annotations, and includes an introduction and notes by Ronald Carter.

  • Published: 8 October 2024
  • ISBN: 9780241706985
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $22.99

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