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Books that have the same theme

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Hello, I am not sure if this is the right forum to ask this question, but I am looking for books that have the same theme as the book Animal Farm from George Orwell. Thanks in advance.

 

PS: It would be nice if these books have like the same level of english as Animal Farm. (I am a foreigner :P)

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Two books come to mind, for different reasons.

 

If it's straight political allegory that you are after, then Lord of the Flies by William Golding would be a good choice. The English is probably a little more complex than Animal Farm though.

If it's books about animals then Watership Down by Richard Adams is a great read. I don't think you would find the English more difficult than Animal Farm. Richard Adams always denied there was any allegorical content to the book - although plenty of people have read it into it.

 

Both are great books and well worth reading!

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