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Why was "Animal Farm" banned?

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The book "Animal Farm" was banned in some countries because it was an allegorical story that showed the failures of communism in the Soviet Union. The book also examined the idea of totalitarian states run by despots. George Orwell wrote this book, which was published in 1945.

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This book was published after World War II and before the start of the Cold War between Russia and the United States. The book has also been banned in certain Islamic countries on religious grounds.

The book tells the story of animals that live on farm run by Mr. Jones. Two pigs named Napoleon and Snowball are the leaders of the revolt against this man. The rebellion is successful, but Napoleon becomes a ruthless dictator.

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