Animal Farm is George Orwell's figuratively fable political satire novel. The novel was first published in the United Kingdom in 1945. In 1996, he received the Retro Hugo Award for 1946, given for the past. The novel is a critique of Stalinism. Orwell, who defines himself as a democratic socialist against all kinds of totalitarianism, in this novel tells about the important events that have taken place since the establishment of the USSR through black humor and in a figurative language.