Thoughts on “1984” by George Orwell (Audiobook)

I’ve always felt I should read 1984, so when I discovered my library had a version read by Frank Muller, a narrator I know I enjoy, I borrowed the recording to keep me occupied during my daily commute. About the Book: Published in 1949, George Orwell’s 1984 is a classic dystopian novel. The year is […]

Reading Buddies Wrap-Up: “Animal Farm” by George Orwell

To those who haven’t read Animal Farm by George Orwell: beware! Spoilers are fair game in this post and its comments. Having finished Animal Farm (my first Orwell), I find myself of two minds. I do feel it’s a good book, worthy its “classic” status and of its wide reading base. Intellectually, I found it […]

Reading Buddies Discussion: “Animal Farm” by George Orwell

Hello, Animal Farm reading buddies! I’ll admit, I haven’t actually started the book itself yet. I think my reasons for that are twofold. First, I’ve been visiting family for the past week, which means very little reading has happened. Second, I worry that unless I brush up on my history, I won’t “get” the deeper […]