Homage to Catalonia

Homage to Catalonia

By George Orwell; Lionel Trilling

Mariner Books, Paperback, 9780156421171, 256pp.

Publication Date: October 22, 1969

Description
In 1936 Orwell went to Spain to report on the Civil War and instead joined the fight against the Fascists. This famous account describes the war and Orwell's experiences. Introduction by Lionel Trilling.


About the Author
ERIC ARTHUR BLAIR (19031950), better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English author and journalist whose best-known works include the dystopian novel 1984 and the satirical novella Animal Farm. He is consistently ranked among the best English writers of the 20th century, and his writing has had a huge, lasting influence on contemporary culture. Several of his coined words have since entered the English language, and the word "Orwellian" is now used to describe totalitarian or authoritarian social practices.

At the time of his death in 1975, Lionel Trilling was University Professor at Columbia University.


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