Sales of 1984 have spiked, it’s a favorite in the “Taksim Square Book Club” (below)— here’s George Orwell on what Animal Farm really meant:
"Of course I intended it primarily as a satire on the Russian revolution. But I did mean it to have a wider application in so much that I meant that that kind of revolution (violent conspiratorial revolution, led by unconsciously power-hungry people) can only lead to a change of masters.”
Read the full article from The New York Review of Books.
photo: Al Jazeera, Taksim Square Book Club.