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November 30, 2013

Unconvincing Trotskyite views

As Faber & Faber Editor, T.S. Eliot rejected George Orwell's Animal Farm.

Eliot, that Tory of Tories, did not want to upset the Soviets in those fraught years of World War II. Besides, he opined, the pigs, being the smartest of the critters on the farm in question, were best qualified to run the place.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at November 30, 2013 11:27 AM