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George Orwell (1903-1950) was an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic, best known for the allegorical novella Animal Farm (1945) and the dystopian novel 1984 (1949). Animal Farm is Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution. The farm animals rise up against Farmer Jones and transform the Manor Farm into Animal Farm, an egalitarian society built on the credo that All Animals Are Created Equal. In 1984, the protagonist, Winston Smith ,wrestles with oppression in Oceania, a state where the Party scrutinizes every human action with Big Brother. Defying a ban on individualism, Winston expresses his thoughts in a diary and pursues a relationship with his colleague, Julia. These criminal acts bring Winston to the attention of Big Brother.

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Marxism; The Deadliest of Poisons

These books haven't aged, but are even more relevant in today's age of the Cancel Movement's and BLM's not so subtle neo-Marxism. They pretend they care about people and their rights, but they are the antithesis of truth, freedom and compassion. Orwell saw all this eighty years ago and his books remain must-read classics.

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