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This edition features George Orwell's best known novels – 1984 and Animal Farm – with an introduction by Christopher Hitchens.

In 1984, London is a grim city where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston Smith joins a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be.

Animal Farm is Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution -- an account of the bold struggle, initiated by the animals, that transforms Mr. Jones's Manor Farm into Animal Farm--a wholly democratic society built on the credo that All Animals Are Created Equal. But are they?
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published on June 1, 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN-10: 0151010269
ISBN-13: 9780151010264
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  • galaxy737
    galaxy737Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 11:26 am55 stars
    Amazing book! Such a good format! Please read
    • grindtime
      grindtimeSaturday, July 18, 2015 at 1:19 pm55 stars
      1984 is an amazing book. it was written and published long ago, but we still read about it now. its a great story about the future and what George Orwell thought it would turn out to be. there's so many plot twist that I gasped aloud many times. Many times. I totally recommend it for a look into what our world could've turned out to be.
      • benca
        bencaMonday, September 30, 2013 at 7:12 pm55 stars
        1984: 1984 was published in 1949, and told a story about the not so distant future, 1984. There is a government called Big Brother, who has complete control over its people, and there are few who try to fight this system. Rebelling in any ways results in death, and even thinking for yourself is a death-sentence. The story follows Winston, who is a middle-aged man that tries to fight Big Brother, and is a man with many flaws and problems. The book follows Winston day-to-day life, and shows readers about the world he lives in, his dangers, his questionable thoughts and actions, and finally his downfall. I would definitely recommend both 1984 and Animal Farm to any reader.
        • benca
          bencaMonday, September 30, 2013 at 7:11 pm55 stars
          Animal Farm: Animal Farm is a story that talks about the Russian Revolution, and revolves around the animals on a farm who revolt against their owner, and run the farm themselves. The story has many scenes that directly reference the Russian Revolution, and shows how much power can corrupt good intentions. The story is filled with the animal's achievements, failures, and betrayals.