Animal Farm by George Orwell. Farm animals overthrow their human owners and set up their own deeply (and familiarly) flawed government. Orwell's mordant satire of totalitarianism is still a mainstay of high school reading lists.
Self-published in 1873 in an edition of 500 -only 10 left the printer as Rimbaud ran away with the money his mother lent him to publish the book. those 10 still established the iconic poem in history. The rest of the books found still unbound in the