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Homage to Catalonia

George Orwell Julian Symon



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Penguin Classics
11 February 2013
Memoirs; Spanish Civil War; Politics & government
'You always, I notice, feel the same when you are under heavy fire - not so much afraid of being hit as afraid because you don't know where you will be hit. You are wondering all the while just where the bullet will nip you, and it gives your whole body a most unpleasant sensitiveness.'
By:   George Orwell
Introduction by:   Julian Symon
Imprint:   Penguin Classics
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Volume:   274
Dimensions:   Height: 181mm,  Width: 111mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   151g
ISBN:   9780141393025
ISBN 10:   0141393025
Series:   Penguin Modern Classics
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   11 February 2013
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

George Orwell (1903-1950) served with the Imperial Police in Burma, fought with the Republicans during the Spanish Civil War, and was a member of the Home Guard and a writer for the BBC during World War II. He is the author of some of the most celebrated works of non-fiction and fiction in the English language.

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 Daily Telegraph

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