by George Orwell
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- Animal Farm
George Orwell's first brainchild was published in 1945, four years before 1984 hit the stands. Shockingly enough, this dystopian novel also satirizes the Russian Revolution to caution against the dangers that totalitarian regimes pose to personal liberties.
- Brave New World
Published in 1932 by Aldous Huxley, this novel also portrays a futuristic dystopic society, where individuals become fodder for the state and science serves as the ultimate control mechanism.