1984 and Animal Farm by George Orwell

1984 and Animal Farm

George Orwell

fiction classics fantasy science fiction dark reflective tense medium-paced

284 pages | first published 1948

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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...
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Moods

dark 81%
reflective 69%
challenging 48%
tense 46%
sad 16%
informative 14%
mysterious 10%
emotional 8%
funny 4%
hopeful 4%
adventurous 2%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 21%
fast 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 41% | Character: 35% | A mix: 23%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 15% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

No: 45% | It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 7% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 41% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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