PEN Atlas: Petina Gappah on translating Orwell’s Animal Farm

The Orwell Project aims to publish Animal Farm in all of Zimbabwe’s taught indigenous languages. Here, Petina Gappah, the award-winning writer who started the project, reflects on revolutions, betrayals, and the universality of Orwell’s masterpiece.

Read ‘On Translating Orwell’s Animal Farm‘ here.


Petina Gappah’s novel The Book of Memory is available from Foyles.

Find out more about Petina’s writing and other projects: http://www.theworldaccordingtogappah.com/language/

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