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Homage to Catalonia

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Description for Homage to Catalonia Mass Market Paperback. Following his experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish Civil War, chronicled in Homage to Catalonia, the author brings the force of his humanity, passion and clarity, describing with bitter intensity the bright hopes and cynical betrayals of that chaotic episode: the revolutionary euphoria of Barcelona, and more. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DSE; 3JJG; BM; HBWP; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 182 x 113 x 15. Weight in Grams: 154.
'An unrivalled picture of the rumours, suspicions and treachery of civil war' Antony Beevor 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: the revolutionary euphoria of Barcelona, ... Read more

Product Details

Publication date
2013
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
Series
Penguin Modern Classics
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780141393025
SKU
9780141393025
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About George Orwell
Eric Arthur Blair (1903-1950), better known by his pen-name, George Orwell, was born in India, where his father worked for the Civil Service. An author and journalist, Orwell was one of the most prominent and influential figures in twentieth-century literature. His unique political allegory Animal Farm was published in 1945, and it was this novel, together with the dystopia of ... Read more

Reviews for Homage to Catalonia
An unrivalled picture of the rumours, suspicions and treachery of civil war
Anthony Beevor A war story that is both brutally honest and lyrically beautiful
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