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  • Hardcover
  • 174pages
  • Homage to Catalonia
  • George Orwell
  • English
  • 06 April 2018
  • 1618952730

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READ Homage to Catalonia CHARACTERS Æ RATITECHNOLOGIES.CO.ZA ✓ George Orwell George Orwell ✓ 1 SUMMARY Homage to Catalonia is political journalist and no. Few wars in history have attracted the interest of literary celebrities than the Spanish Civil War 1936 1939 In addition to Orwell who actually fought in the war Hemingway and Emma Goldman famously covered it Almost no war however is both pivotal to 20th century history and less understood by young and old alike todayThat it was a complicated war is a profound understatement While it was on the surface a face off between the Nationalists and the Republicans the participants represented a dizzying array of political affiliations fascists anarchists socialists revolutionaries communists and an impressive contingent of foreigners generally supportive of Western democrat principlesMore famous for Animal Farm and 1984 both of which were written later this might be Orwell s most insightful book Contrary to other great writers who gained profound insight through their genius Orwell gained his insight through his unwavering realism and ability to see things for what they are The realism is so candid in fact that you will laugh out loud in places where other authors might make you sigh in despairIn this case he dispels the romanticism of war and the idealism of communism While the intelligentsia around the world were debating the lofty ideals of the proletarian struggle the democratic ideal and the dignity of all men Orwell points out life in the trenches is far less political The priorities there are warmth sustenance and if you re lucky a useable weaponFranco and the NationalistsFascists won the war Orwell ultimately concludes not for any ideological reason but for the simple reason that they had better weapons and a robust supply chain thanks to the support of Italy and Germany The Republic enjoyed no foreign support other than that of Russia ironically enough but the Russian agenda was ultimately not Spain but the Stalinist brand of communismThis is I believe a hauntingly relevant portrayal with different names of the current political situation in much of the West The diversity and range of our political tribes and sub tribes is mystifying to say the least In the US for example there are the never Trump conservatives the traditional conservatives the centrists the liberals the progressives the socialists and of course the TrumpersAll of these tribes however are defined by romantic ideals in much the same way that the parties to the Spanish Civil War were Seldom however do those ideals touch down in the reality people actually face in their day to day lives And it is this disconnect I believe that is at the heart of the anger frustration and resulting hostility the US is experiencing today Ideals are not realitySometimes as in this book it is the mundane and simple aspects of reality that give rise to the most profound idealism That is certainly the case here where Republican soldiers at the front were cooperating and forging connections between tribes while their counterparts far removed from the fighting were literally killing each other based on minor and little understood or relevant differences in ideology that few people could even articulateOrwell wrote a masterpiece and he wrote it well and I strongly suggest you indulge in it It is a much contemporary story than you might expect Sky my husband ! 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READ Homage to Catalonia CHARACTERS Æ RATITECHNOLOGIES.CO.ZA ✓ George Orwell George Orwell ✓ 1 SUMMARY Velist George Orwell's personal account of his exp. Book itself is good but the kindle edition formatting is unbelievably bad Words constantly show up with underscores before and after like this I think those are supposed to be italicized words Every time there is a single uote mark before a t the t shows up really small for some reason Also there are paragraph breaks at seemingly random points often in the middle of sentences This was clearly a poorly done machine scan with no copy editing done at all Guide Roumain done machine scan with no copy editing Guide Créole mauricien done at all

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READ Homage to Catalonia CHARACTERS Æ RATITECHNOLOGIES.CO.ZA ✓ George Orwell George Orwell ✓ 1 SUMMARY Eriences and observations in the Spanish Civil War. This is a classic book is a cure for idealism It raised my political awareness about the Spanish Civil War and human nature The tale Orwell has to tell is relentlessly depressing and freuently shocking Soldiers are rushed into battle with little training and fewer weapons Idealists take charge and murder innocents on the slightest of pretexts The weather is terrible the food worse and despite the optimism of the troops one feels they know there is little chance of beating FrancoThe text is well written the images vivid the characters well drawn This is enlightening look at one of the darker chapters in history Icoon eco: if you can't say it, show it! picture language for travellers depressing and freuently shocking Soldiers are rushed into battle with little training and fewer weapons Idealists take charge and murder innocents on the slightest of pretexts The weather is terrible the food worse and Pratique de l'anglais de A à Z despite the optimism of the troops one feels they know there is little chance of beating FrancoThe text is well written the images vivid the characters well Guide Catalan drawn This is enlightening look at one of the Harrap's guide de conversation Anglais Américain darker chapters in history