Literary quote of the week: T. S. Elliot on Orwell’s Animal Farm

Animal%20Farm%20graphic%20-%20BIG%20PIG%20close%20mouth-713368.jpgA letter from T. S. Elliot to George Orwell, July 13, 1944:

And after all, your pigs are far more intelligent than the other animals, and therefore the best qualified to run the farm — in fact, there couldn’t have been an Animal Farm without them: so that what was needed (someone might argue), was not more communism but more public-spirited pigs.

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