cblgh commented on Homage to Catalonia

i have so many quotes on this now that i have finished it, i don't wanna spam so i'll try to sift through the best ones

(unspoiler: it is suprisingly good & a not dry recounting of a more-or-less forgotten really important event?!)

Homage to Catalonia (1989, Penguin in association with Martin Secker & Warburg)

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Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell

Homage to Catalonia is George Orwell's account of his experiences fighting in the 'Spanish Civil War'. Alongside many British workers, trades unionists, and socialists keen to help the Spanish defend their Republic from General Franco's Fascist forces. Orwell joined the POUM Militia in the Catalan region of Spain, was injured in the fighting and invalided back to England. After …