Books, Meme

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros #02

Happy Tuesday, friends! Every Tuesday, Diane @  hosts First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros in which bloggers share the first paragraph of a book they’re reading or thinking of reading soon.

This is from Animal Farm by George Orwell. This well-loved tale is a satire on the Soviet Communist system that still remains a powerful warning despite the changes in world politics since “Animal Farm” was first published.

Here’s bringing you the first paragraph of the book.

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Mr. Jones, of the Manor Farm, had locked the hen-houses for the night but was too drunk to remember to shut the pop-holes. With the ring of light from his lantern dancing from side to side, he lurched across the yard, kicked off his boots at the back door, drew himself a last glass of beer from the barrel in the scullery, and made his way up to bed, where Mrs. Jones was already snoring.

 

Now I really want to know what happened next?

What do you think, what might have happened, any guesses?

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8 thoughts on “First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros #02”

  1. I read this in college back in the 60s. We talked and talked about this book (along with 1984). I see that so many people are reading these books again. I hope you have a few people to have a good discussion with. I’m glad you shared this book. Good memories.

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