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Orwell, George, 1903-1950

Homage to Catalonia / George Orwell ; with an introduction by Julian Symons and a note on the text by Peter Davison. - London : Penguin, 2000. - xvii, 250 p. ; 20 cm. - Penguin modern classics .

Originally published: 1989.

'Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism as I understand it'. Thus wrote Orwell following his experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish Civil War, chronicled in "Homage to Catalonia". Here he brings to bear all the force of his humanity, passion and clarity, describing with bitter intensity the bright hopes and cynical betrayals of that chaotic episode.--COPAC

9780141183053 : (pbk.)


Orwell, George, 1903-1950


Spain--History--Personal narratives, British.--Civil War, 1936-1939
Spain--Politics and government--1931-1939.

946.08

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