To supplement the full text version of George Orwell's Animal Farm, listen to the SparkNotes Guide for Animal Farm.
©1946 Harcourt Brace and Jovanich, Inc.; (P)1991 Blackstone Audiobooks
"A wise, compassionate, and illuminating fable of our times....The steadiness and lucidity of Orwell's merciless wit are reminiscent of Anatole France and even of Swift." (The New York Times Book Review)
I can't decide if it's more comical or depressing in how closely it relates to our current political scene and state of affairs.
"Windmill or no windmill, life will go on... that is to say, badly" - Benjamin the Donkey
The government today
It really speaks volumes on how we perceive our government.
The fact that he would change his voice for the different characters. It sounded like a father reading to a child. Excellent!
Power to the pigs!
It's a shame that this book is no longer required reading in schools anymore. It just goes to show how much this book is relevant even today.
I sit reading this old classic and my thoughts turn to current day politics. Though it was intended to be a mockery of communism, I'm starting to think it mirrors capitalism quite aptly now.
This is a perfect synopsis of the wheel of overturning nations. It is more prevalent now than ever, do yourself self and the world a favor and make this book required reading for your children.
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