Animal Farm

by George Orwell

Animal Farm

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Animal Farm
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Animal Farm
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Farm animals overthrow their human owners and set up their own deeply (and familiarly) flawed government. Orwell's mordant satire of totalitarianism is still a mainstay of ninth-grade reading lists.

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