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Snowball's ChanceRm in which exiled pig Snowball returns to the farm takes charge and implements a new world order of untrammeled capitalism Orwell’s “All animals are eual but some animals are eual than others” has morphed into the new rallying cry “All animals are born eual what they become is their own affair”A brilliant polit Fans of Orwell's classic may feel it their duty to oppose this unauthorized seuelsatire but to do so would be a mistake This is a perfect extension of Orwell's book a skewering of American policy and capitalism run wild that as the book suggests led to 911 The book was famously written in thirteen days in the dim light of windows covered to keep the debris of the Twin Towers out of Reed's East Village apartment The filth and horror of the tragedy is evident throughout this book as is the answers to the uestion we all asked how did this happen?

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This unauthorized companion to George Orwell’s Animal Farm is a controversial parable about September 11th by one of fiction’s most inventive and provocative writersWritten in 14 days shortly after the September 11th attacks Snowball’s Chance is an outrageous and unauthorized companion to George Orwell’s Animal Fa Of coure I learned I love to be hated by the people I hate I also learned something major about second drafts; the second draft is a cutting draft If a writer can remember that he will save himselfherself eons of work

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doc ↠ Snowball's Chance ☆ Paperback read × [PDF / Epub] ☀ Snowball's Chance ✍ John Reed – Gwairsoft.co.uk This unauthorized companion to George Orwell’s Animal Farm is a controversial parable about September 11th by one of fiction’s most inventive and provocative writersWritten in 14 days shortly afte Ical satire and literary parody John Reed’s Snowball’s Chance caused an uproar on publication in 2002 denounced by Christopher Hitchens and barely dodging a lawsuit from the Orwell estate Now a decade later with America in wars on many fronts readers can judge anew the visionary truth of Reed’s satirical masterpiece Written in a period of a few weeks shortly after the September 11th attacks Snowball's Chance reads like it was published to seize the moment and benefit from the publicity it would receive from pissing off Orwell's estate and his fans than for its literary or critical value There's not much point in reading it now that the attacks are so far in the rear view mirror and the controversy over its publication has evaporated Snowball's Chance follows Animal Farm as the rule of Napoleon has ended and Snowball has to returned to the farm having embraced capitalism and the market Accompanied by a team of technocratic goats he usurps power and transforms Animal Farm into Animal Fair an ongoing carnival powered by the Twin Mills where the animals of the farm work for wages Reed also introduces the animals of The Woodlands representing radical Islam Drawing from the United States' actual involvement with these groups including the Taliban in Afghanistan it's not hard to read Snowball's Chance as another America's chickens coming home to roost perspective in this case somewhat literally though the terrorists are hedgehogs and beavers not chickens The book touches on a wide array of themes in US history when it's not specifically about 911 Reed tries cramming in as many references as possible sacrificing any semblance of a plot in the name of creating Animal Farm parallels to real world events Orwell's original was unsettling because it showed a steady creep toward a betrayal of Animal Farm's utopian ideal ending with the powerful final scene of the animals seeing the pigs transformed but Reed has no such purpose; he seems to hope the reader will be shocked or will enjoy fantasizing about Lee Harvey Oswald as a badger If he fails to succeed on either front as he did with me there isn't much left to enjoy