Homage to Catalonia
One of five George Orwell books specially reissued to celebrate the centenary of Orwell's birth
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 unrivalled picture of the rumours, suspicions and treachery of civil war' Anthony Beevor
Contains explanatory footnotes, as well as an appendix of removed chapters from the first edition.
Praise for Homage to Catalonia
An unrivalled picture of the rumours, suspicions and treachery of civil warAntony Beevor
A war story that is both brutally honest and lyrically beautiful