Homage to Catalonia

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(first published 1938)

George Orwell (1903 – 1950)
Language: English

George Orwell, writer of Animal Farm and 1984 also fought in the Spanish Civil War (1936 – 1939)! Here he details his time fighting for the Republican side in the War. This book includes his leaving the UK to fight, his training for battle, getting shot and wounded in the conflict, and his escape to France when the regiment he fought for, was declared illegal. … (summary by Adrian Wilson)

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