The story is basically about the smartest animal in the farm, a PIG by the name of OLD MAJOR, one day received revelation in his dream. He dreamt of an animal-controlled UTOPIA, where
If you know some history about what happen in between 1910 to 1940 , this book will be interesting to you. Else, not too late to do some revision.
The book is not thick, and surprisingly, it's very easy to read. So I recommend you to read the original English version. Trust me, sometimes translated literature is harder to understand, I especially have problem recognize and memories translated name.
These are the 2 English version you can find in Popular book store, Gosh! Why are they so expensive?