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The 1946 New York Times Book Review of Animal Farm

George Orwell, Animal Farm

  George Orwell’s Dystopian book – Animal Farm has been banned in no fewer than 126 countries including the Soviet Union, China and United Arab Erimates. This is a book I can read over and over again, probably because I have an interest in dystopian novels, meme’s, poetry, history and film. It is by far …

Watership Down,1974 New York Times Review

Prince with a thousand enemies

Watership Down by Richard Adams. “All the world will be your enemy, Prince with a Thousand Enemies, and whenever they catch you, they will kill you. But first they must catch you, digger, listener, runner, prince with the swift warning. Be cunning and full of tricks and your people shall never be destroyed.” As a historian …