Homage to Catalonia

Homage to Catalonia

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In this chronicle of his experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish Civil War, George Orwell 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 and brutal episode in European history. 'An unrivaled picture of the rumors, suspicions and treachery of civil war' - Anthony Beevor.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 18mm | 117.93g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0141187379
  • 9780141187372
  • 296,611

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'An unrivalled picture of the rumours, suspicions and treachery of civil war' Anthony Beevor
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About George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair (George Orwell) was born in India in 1903. He was educated at Eton, served with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma, and worked in Britain as a private tutor, schoolteacher, bookshop assistant and journalist. In 1936, Orwell went to fight for the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War and was wounded. In 1938 he was admitted into a sanatorium and from then on was never fully fit. George Orwell died in London in 1950.
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