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Animal Farm: A Fairy Story
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Signet Classic
Publication date April 1, 1996
Pages 139
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780451526342
ISBN-10 0451526341
Dimensions 0.25 by 4.25 by 7.25 in.
Weight 0.25 lbs.
Original list price $9.99
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Featuring a new preface, this classic satire on totalitarianism in which farm animals overthrow their human owner and set up their own government is once again brought to life for a new generation of readers. Reissue.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Language:Chinese.Pub Date :1996-1-1 Pages: 141 Publisher: DuttonSig since its publication in 1946. george orwells fable of a workers revolution gone wrong has rivaled hemingways the old man and the sea as the shortest serious novel its ok to write a book report about. (the latter is three pages longer and less fun to read.) fueled by orwells intense disillusionment with soviet communism. animal farm is a nearly perfect piece of writing. both an engaging story and an allegory that actually works. when the downtrodden beasts of manor farm oust their drunken human master and take over management of the land. all are awash in collectivist zeal. everyone willingly works overtime. productivity soars. and for one brief. glorious season. every belly is full. the animals seven commandment credo is painted in big white letters on the barn. all animals are equal. no animal shall drink ...

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780151002177
 
With Ralph Steadman (other contributor) | 50 anv edition from Houghton Mifflin (April 18, 1996)
9780151002177 | details & prices | 171 pages | 8.00 × 10.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $35.00
About: A satire on totalitarianism in which farm animals overthrow their human owner and set up their own government
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140278736 Book cover for 9780141187389 Book cover for 9780451526342 Book cover for 9780452277502 Book cover for 9780452284241
 
New edition from Gardners Books (June 5, 2003)
9780141187389 | details & prices | 128 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $15.85
About: Having got rid of their human master, the animals in this political fable look forward to a life of freedom and plenty.
With Ann Patchett (other contributor) | Reprint edition from New Amer Library (May 1, 2003)
9780452284241 | details & prices | 128 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.32 lbs | List price $14.00
About: As ferociously fresh as it was more than a half century ago, this remarkable allegory of a downtrodden society of overworked, mistreated animals, and their quest to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality is one of the most scathing satires ever published.
New edition from Gardners Books (September 3, 1998)
9780140278736 | details & prices | 112 pages | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.15 lbs | List price $15.75
About: Having got rid of their human master, the animals of Manor Farm look forward to a life of freedom and plenty.
With C. M. Woodhouse (other contributor) | 50 anv edition from New Amer Library (June 1, 1996)
9780452277502 | details & prices | 114 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $14.00
About: A satire on totalitarianism in which farm animals overthrow their human owner and set up their own government
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Signet Classic (April 1, 1996)
9780451526342 | details & prices | 139 pages | 4.25 × 7.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $9.99
About: A satire on totalitarianism in which farm animals overthrow their human owner and set up their own government
50 anv edition from Signet Classic (April 1, 1996)
9789990858518 | details & prices | 4.25 × 6.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.15 lbs | List price $0.02
Miscellaneous
from Houghton Mifflin (July 1, 2009)
9780547370224 | details & prices | List price $12.00
Cassette/Spoken Word
Abridged edition from Gardners Books (June 29, 2000)
9780141802022 | details & prices | 2 pages | 4.25 × 5.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $16.95
About: Having got rid of their human master, the animals of Manor Farm look forward to a life of freedom and plenty.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781439574454
 
Reissue edition from Paw Prints (November 14, 2008)
9781439574454 | details & prices | 139 pages | List price $18.99
About: This is a classic tale of humanity awash in totalitarianism.

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