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

Description

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

reflective 87%
dark 75%
challenging 50%
sad 25%
informative 18%
tense 18%
adventurous 6%
emotional 6%

Pace

medium 43%
slow 37%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 50% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | No: 14% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 7%

Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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Flaws of characters a main focus?

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