He Envisages a Horrible Brainless Empire

He Envisages a Horrible Brainless Empire

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Orwell displays his remarkable foresight in a fascinating book review, published in March 1940, of Adolf Hitler’s notorious autobiography Mein Kampf. In the review, the author deftly cuts to the root of Hitler’s toxic charisma and, along the way, anticipates themes to appear in his future masterpieces, Animal Farm and 1984.