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Animal Farm

Animal Farm


by George Orwell

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  1. 1984
    George Orwell sure didn't have a sophomore slump! 1984 is another famous dystopian novel that explores a utopian society gone amuck. This one was published in 1949, four years after Animal Farm. This other Orwellian classic focuses on precisely what can go awry when Big Brother is always watching. 

  2. Brave New World
    Published in 1932 by Aldous Huxley, this novel also portrays a futuristic dystopian society, where individuals become fodder for the state and science serves as the ultimate control mechanism.