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Homage to Catalonia PDF Summary

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Homage to Catalonia PDF SummaryCare to learn a thing or two about the Spanish Civil War?

Then George Orwell’s personal account of it is nothing short of a must!

We present to you the summary of his unforgettable Homage to Catalonia.

Who Should Read “Homage to Catalonia”? And Why?

Homage to Catalonia is not one of the most moving and honest books written about a Civil War in the history of mankind, but also one of the most moving and honest books written about civil wars—and war—in general.

You’ll not only learn a lot by reading it—you may also completely change the way you think about some war-related things.

Our only suggestion: forget everything you know about communism and Orwell before you start reading it.

About George Orwell

George OrwellGeorge Orwell was an Indian-born English novelist and essayist.

Widely considered one of the greatest authors of the 20th century—ranked second on Times’ 2008 list of “50 Greatest British Writers Since 1945,” only behind Philip Larkin—he is primarily known for his two anti-totalitarian novels, Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four.

Always the fighter for freedom, he developed such a distinctive style and vision that he became an adjective soon after his death: everybody knows what “Orwellian” means nowadays.

 “Homage to Catalonia PDF Summary”

The Spanish Civil War

As far as civil wars go, the Spanish Civil War has to be one of the most (in)famous ones.

Which is a strange thing when you think about it!

Because no matter how significant civil wars are in local terms (and they are extremely), globally, they mean little to nothing.

After all, why should a German boy living in the 21st century even know who Robert E. Lee or Ulysses S. Grant were?

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