Animal Farm

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Die Tiere auf der Manor Farm haben die Schnauze voll davon, dass ihre menschlichen Herren sie ausbeuten. Unter dem alten Keiler Old Major, der den Tieren die Produkte ihrer Arbeit zukommen lassen möchte, planen sie die Revolution. Als Old Major stirbt, übernehmen die beiden Schweine Schneeball und Napoleon die Führung. Gemeinsam gehen die Tiere auf die Barrikaden und vertreiben die Menschen schließlich von der Farm. Doch Napoleon ist seine neue Macht zu Kopf gestiegen. Unter dem Deckmantel der neuen Gleichberechtigung aller Tiere baut Napoleon eine brutale und korrupte Gesellschaft auf. Seine Vorstellung von einem vermeintlich neuen System lautet: Alle Tiere sind gleich, aber einige Tiere sind gleicher als andere ...

Informationen zum Autor Eric Arthur Blair (1903-1950), better known by his pen-name, George Orwell , was born in India, where his father worked for the Civil Service. An author and journalist, Orwell was one of the most prominent and influential figures in twentieth-century literature. His unique political allegory Animal Farm was published in 1945, and it was this novel, together with the dystopia of Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), which brought him world-wide fame. His novels and non-fiction include Burmese Days, Down and Out in Paris and London, The Road to Wigan Pier and Homage to Catalonia . Klappentext . Zusammenfassung Renowned urban artist Shepard Fairey's new look for Orwell's timeless satire 'All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others.' Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Snowball leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard, the renamed Animal Farm is organised to benefit all who walk on four legs. But as time passes, the ideals of the rebellion are corrupted, then forgotten. And something new and unexpected emerges. . . Animal Farm - the history of a revolution that went wrong - is George Orwell's brilliant satire on the corrupting influence of power.

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Eric Arthur Blair (1903-1950), better known by his pen-name, George Orwell, was born in India, where his father worked for the Civil Service. An author and journalist, Orwell was one of the most prominent and influential figures in twentieth-century literature. His unique political allegory Animal Farm was published in 1945, and it was this novel, together with the dystopia of Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), which brought him world-wide fame. His novels and non-fiction include Burmese Days, Down and Out in Paris and London, The Road to Wigan Pier and Homage to Catalonia.

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Zusammenfassung

Renowned urban artist Shepard Fairey's new look for Orwell's timeless satire

'All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others.'

Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Snowball leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard, the renamed Animal Farm is organised to benefit all who walk on four legs. But as time passes, the ideals of the rebellion are corrupted, then forgotten. And something new and unexpected emerges. . .

Animal Farm - the history of a revolution that went wrong - is George Orwell's brilliant satire on the corrupting influence of power.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Animal Farm
Untertitel
A Fairy Story
Autor
EAN
9780141036137
ISBN
978-0-14-103613-7
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Genre
Romane & Erzählungen
Veröffentlichung
23.06.2008
Anzahl Seiten
112
Gewicht
67g
Größe
H6mm x B181mm x T111mm
Jahr
2008
Untertitel
Englisch
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