Quite possibly the best political satire ever written. This, of course, comes from the genius that is George orwell who has also written the master.piece 1984
Basically, this is the russian revolution but with farm animals.
everythings in it; Stalin (Napoleon in the book) Propaganda (Squealer), Trotsky (Snowball) as well as a number of other people and groups of people who are represented by animals, humans and objects.
The symbolism in this book is great. If your know a minimal amount about Russia in those days, then you'll love how this book makes it easy to understand.
In fact, this book is so good that its still on the top 50 list for top sellers. Also, it is a good read for children as well as intelligent adults.
Now, go read it! Its about a 100 pages so it won't take up all your time.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.