"The two novels that you now hold in your hands have become 'modern classics'. . . taught in many schools as examples of moral weight and political prescience . . . read for pleasure, excitement and instruction." -- from the Introduction by Christopher Hitchens PRAISE FOR ANIMAL FARM "A wise, compassionate, and illuminating fable." -- The New York Times "Absolutely first-rate . . . comparable to Voltaire and Swift." -- The New Yorker "There are no replacements for a George Orwell, just as there are no replacements for a Bernard Shaw or a Mark Twain. . . . he pricked, provoked and badgered lazy minds, delighted those who enjoyed watching an orginal intelligence at work." -- Time PRAISE FOR 1984 "1984 is a profound, terrifying, and wholly fascinating book. It is a fantasy of the political future, and like any such fantasy, serves its author as a magnifying device for an examination of the present." -- Lionel Trilling 1949 "The most solid, the most brilliant, thing George Orwell has done." -- V.S. PritchettOrwell, George is the author of 'Animal Farm 1984', published 2003 under ISBN 9780151010264 and ISBN 0151010269.