Viewing all content classified with "Classic fiction"

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Tract: Animal Farm
George Orwell - Animal Farm
George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution is an intimate part of our contemporary culture, quoted so often that we tend to forget who wrote the original words. It is an account of the bold struggle that transforms Mr. Jones' Manor Farm into Animal Farm, a wholly democratic society...
By: George Orwell
Topics: Historical fantasy, Classic fiction
Editions available: 7
Tract: Nineteen Eighty-Four
George Orwell - 1984
“The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.” Winston Smith toes the Party line, rewriting history to satisfy the demands of the Ministry of Truth. With each lie he writes, Winston grows to hate the Party that seeks...
By: George Orwell
Topics: Historical fantasy, Political ideologies, Classic fiction
Editions available: 6
Tract: Keep the Apidistra Flying
George Orwell - Keep the Apidistra Flying
Gordon Comstock is a poor young man who works in a grubby London bookstore and spends his evenings shivering in a rented room, trying to write. He is determined to stay free of the “money world” of lucrative jobs, family responsibilities, and the kind of security symbolized by the homely...
By: George Orwell
Topics: Historical fantasy, Classic fiction
Editions available: 6
Tract: Coming Up for Air
George Orwell - Coming Up for Air
George Bowling, the hero of this comic novel, is a middle-aged insurance salesman who lives in an average English suburban row house with a wife and two children. One day, after winning some money from a bet, he goes back to the village where he grew up, to fish for...
By: George Orwell
Topics: Historical fantasy, Classic fiction
Editions available: 5
Tract: The Lion and the Unicorn
George Orwell - The Lion and the Unicorn
George Orwell's moving reflections on the English character and his passionate belief in the need for political change. The Lion and the Unicorn was written in London during the worst period of the blitz. It is vintage Orwell, a dynamic outline of his belief in socialism, patriotism and an English...
By: George Orwell
Topics: Autobiography: historical, political and military, Classic fiction
Editions available: 2