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Highly recommended; worth reading if you are interested in history, or Orwell, or both.
George Orwell's Homage to Catalonia is an amazing look at the Spanish Civil War from one of its participants written within six months of the incidents described.
The fact that the book can lead you to think about questions like that is what makes Orwell's writing unique and very timely, even in 2012.
A moving, stark, but not humorless eyewitness account of the author's war against Fascism in Spain. Straight forward memoir with a scrupulous warning that it is the author's own... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Axolotll
I think it's one of history's great unsung books. Orwell does a breathtaking job of describing not only his own harrowing day-to-day life as a soldier against the forces of fascism... Read morePublished 24 days ago by rirabass
His prose is so vigorous he brings to life s long past and bitter age.Published 1 month ago by Mr. William Stubbs
The history of the Spanish civil war has always fascinated me. Orwell lived it and provides great insight.Published 1 month ago by Joe
This book was interesting in parts. I recommend it for those who are truly interested in the Spanish civil war and for serious George Orwell fans. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jason D. Sands
Not particularly engaging compared to other writings but still gives the reader a sense of experiences and discord on one side of the war. Glad I read it.Published 2 months ago by Spartacus
Stilll relevant today, Orwell's description of the ebb and flow of factions in the Spanish Revolution seem eerily similar to the crisis in Ukraine and the Middle East today. Read morePublished 2 months ago by F. Richmond Murray
Amazing perspective of the Spanish civil war in Catalonia. One of the top books to read on the subject. Homage to Catalonia is officially one of my favorite books.Published 3 months ago by Kindle Customer