1984 and Animal Farm: George Orwell's Classics by George Orwell

1984 and Animal Farm: George Orwell's Classics

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 78%
reflective 78%
challenging 42%
tense 31%
sad 21%
informative 15%
emotional 10%
mysterious 10%
adventurous 5%
funny 5%
lighthearted 5%

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fast 20%

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Strong character development?

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