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Animal farm

Author: George Orwell; Ralph Cosham
Publisher: [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution has become an intimate part of our contemporary culture, with its treatment of democratic, fascist, and socialist ideals through an animal fable. When the animals of Mr. Jones's Manor Farm revolt against their human rulers, they establish the democratic Animal Farm under the credo, "All Animals Are Created Equal". Out of their cleverness, the pigs, Napoleon,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Satire
Fables
Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell; Ralph Cosham
ISBN: 0786184779 9780786184774
OCLC Number: 57001361
Notes: Blackstone Audiobooks: Z1221 (on container: ZE1221).
Date on disc label: p1991.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Ralph Cosham.
Event notes: Recorded by arrangement with A.M Heath and Company Ltd.
Description: 3 sound discs (3 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by George Orwell.

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"George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution has become an intimate part of our contemporary culture, with its treatment of democratic, fascist, and socialist ideals through an animal fable. When the animals of Mr. Jones's Manor Farm revolt against their human rulers, they establish the democratic Animal Farm under the credo, "All Animals Are Created Equal". Out of their cleverness, the pigs, Napoleon, Squealer, and Snowball, emerge as leaders of the new community. In a development of insidious familiarity, the pigs begin to assume ever greater amounts of power, while other animals, especially the faithful horse Boxer, assume more of the work. The climax of the story is the brutal betrayal of Boxer, when totalitarian rule is reestablished with the bloodstained postscript to the founding slogan: "But Some Animals Are More Equal than Others"."--Publisher.

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