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True Agony of a Socialist Orwell is obviously angry at the way Socialism has been distorted by Stalin. Using Animal characters as symbols Orwell honestly mocks and criticizes the Russian leadership under Lenin. It is a very easy to read book giving good perspectives on the Socialist Revolution. --Abhishek Kona Aug 22, 2011 Animal Farm is a satirical allegory on the Russian Revolution. Orwell explains it, It is the history of revolution that went wrong. It tells the simple and tragic story of what happens when the oppressed farm rebel to attain freedom from Mr. Jones. It is about their attempt to rule the farm themselves on the basis of equality. The animals had initially aimed to form a utopian society, where each would work according to his capacity, respecting the needs of the others. But, they failed to do so. And, Animal Farm ended up being a dictatorship of the pigs that were the brightest, but did no physical work in reality. The main action of the story stands for The Russian Revolution of 1917 and the early years of the Soviet Union. Animalism is a metaphor for Communism. Manor farm is an allegory of Russia, Mr. Jones is Russian C-Zar, Old Major stands for Karl Marx, and Snowball represents Leo Trotsky. Napolean stands for Stalin, while the dogs are the secret police. The horse, Boxer stands for the working class which works constantly for the greater good while Squealer is the propagandist. The novel is skillfully organized and presents the horrors of communism through simple story-telling. It presents what propaganda and brain washing do to the people living under the dictatorship. How the fickle minded people were swayed easily by the pigs, who managed to reverse the seven commandments and reduce them to Four legs good, two legs better . I would recommend this book to everyone above 14 years of age who has some knowledge about communism or a hint of what happened during the Russian Revolution of 1917. The book is gripping as there is always something happening. It ends with the pigs becoming mush like humans and changing the name of the farm back to the Manor Farm . The ending was sad it shows how power turns comrades into tyrannical dictators
How I Taught My Grandmother To Read
Type - Paper Back, Language - English, Product Details - There is the engaging story about one of her students who frequently played truant from school. The account of how her mothers advice to save money came in handy when she wanted to help her husband start a software company and the heart warming tale of the promise she made and fulfilled to her grandfather, to ensure that her little village library would always be well supplied with books. Funny, spirited and inspiring, each of these stories teaches a valuable lesson about the importance of doing what you believe is right and having the courage to realize your dreams.
The Girl In Room 105: An Unlove Story
Type - Paper Back, Language - English, Product Details - Hi, Im Keshav, and my life is screwed. I hate my job and my girlfriend left me. Ah, the beautiful Zara. Zara is from Kashmir. She is a Muslim. And did I tell you my family is a bit, well, traditional? Anyway, leave that. Zara and I broke up four years ago. She moved on in life. I didnt. I drank every night to forget her. I called, messaged, and stalked her on social media. She just ignored me. However, that night, on the eve of her birthday, Zara messaged me. She called me over, like old times, to her hostel room 105. I shouldnt have gone, but I did and my life changed forever. This is not a love story. It is an unlove story.
50 Greatest Short Stories
Type - Paper Back, Language - English, Product Details - Greatest short stories is a selection from the best of the world short fiction, bringing together writings by great masters such as Anton Chekov, Rudyard Kipling, h.g. wells, Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, saki, o. henry, f. Scott Fitzgerald and Guy de Maupassant. each story is a classic, a testimony to the skills of its creator that make it resonate with readers even today.
Terry O Brien
Format: Paper Back, Language: Kannada, About the Book: Bettada Jeeva is one such Book where it is almost impossible to forget the characters or the story as such. Set up in a remote mountain village of South Karnataka, the Book captures the scenic beauty of the entire village and mountain as well as the subtle tragic events of a family
K Shivarama Karanth
Kalkis Ponniyin Selvan Son Of Ponni Part 3 & 4
Format: Paper Back, Language: English, About the Book: Ponniyin Selvan is a historical novel by Kalki Krishnamurthy, written in Tamil. In five volumes, it tells the story of early days of Arulmozhivarman, who later became the great Chola emperor Rajaraja Chola I. The Book took more than three years to write; Kalki visited Sri Lanka three times to gather information for it. Ponniyin Selvan is widely considered by many to be the greatest novel ever written in Tamil literature. It was first published as a series in the Kalki, a Tamil , Language magazine, during the 1950s and was later integrated into a novel. The craze for the series, which was published weekly, was such that it elevated the magazine circulation to reach a staggering figure of 71,366 copies no mean achievement in a newly independent India.Even today, the novel has a cult following and fan base among people of all generations. The Book continues to be admired and garner critical acclaim for its tightly woven plot and vivid narration, the wit of the dialogue, and the way in which the power struggle and intrigues of the Chola empire were depicted.
H Subhalakshmi Narayanan
Format: Paper Back, Language: Kannada, About the Book: Dhan Sudhamoorthys famous novel .Advara, a professor, a social worker, an author who has built the world renowned Infosys, in his spare time amidst technological activities, has come up with a number of literary works.
Format: Paper Back, Language: Kannada, About the Book: Chandru, the eldest son of Shamanna Gowramma, is an ambitious young man. His brother, Girish, is happy with what he has. Chandru, sent to America for training by his company, decides to settle there while Girish joins a bank in Bangalore.
Girl Next Door
Format: Paper Back, Language: English, About the Book: The Book is a fictionalized account of the real life torture and murder of a teenage girl in Indiana. .. During the course of a summer of slowly escalating depravity, Ruth, her children and a group of neighborhood kids under Ruths direction brutally torture and murder Meg.
Legend Of Suheldev The King Who Saved India
Format: Paper Back, Language: English, About the Book: The Book then traces the epic adventure and inspiring legend of the warrior hero King Suheldev, as he unites Indians across religions, castes, and regions, under his leadership, and mounts a fierce resistance against the foreign invaders.
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