About the Book
Discover two of the 20th Century's most important novels from the legendary George Orwell.
First published in 1945, Animal Farm – the history of a revolution that went wrong – is Orwell’s brilliant satire on the corrupting influence of power. This edition features an exclusive introduction by Alan Johnson. Alongside this stands the dystopian masterpiece, 1984, the powerful and prophetic novel that defined the twentieth century. This edition has a new, specially commissioned introduction by Alex Massie which recognises the importance that Barnhill, Orwell’s home on the Island of Jura, had on the writing of this classic.
'The greatest British novel to have been written since the war' – Time Out on 1984
Titles included in this eBook bundle are:
George Orwell (1903–1950) is one of England's most famous writers and social commentators. He is the author of the classic political satire Animal Farm and the dystopian masterpiece Nineteen Eighty-Four. He is also well known for his essays and journalism, particularly his works covering his travels and his time fighting in the Spanish Civil War. His writing is celebrated for its piercing clarity, purpose and wit and his books continue to be bestsellers all over the world.
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