SPAIN BOOK REVIEW: ‘1984 and the Spanish Civil War’ by Paul Read

In 1937, George Orwell spent six months in Catalonia, witnessing the rise and fall of the popular revolution on the streets of Barcelona and Catalonia. Alone amongst his contemporaries, Orwell understood what the success or failure of that Spanish Revolution would mean for the rest of the world. The lessons he learnt, were explained in the three books he wrote upon his return. 1984 And … Continue reading SPAIN BOOK REVIEW: ‘1984 and the Spanish Civil War’ by Paul Read