[Marxism] re: Books on the Spanish Civil War

Bob Wood bobwood1 at btopenworld.com
Tue Apr 20 08:36:01 MDT 2004


If we are going to include fiction, a Spanish novel which made a particular
impression on me was Ramon Sender's 'The Sphere' (Grey Walls Press, London,
1950).

Bob Wood

> Their listing also includes the comment: "The atmosphere of the period can
> perhaps be most strongly recaptured by reading the fiction of the era, and
> the many pblished autobiographies of those involved:
>
> apart from the well-known Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls, I would
> recommend:
>
> Laurie Lee - As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, Deutch, 1969 (and
> Penguin 1971)
> Laurie Lee also served in the British Battalion of the International
> Brigade - and his light-hearted, semi-autobiographical story shows
something
> of the chaos of the Anarchist and POUM areas of the front.
>
> Comradely greetings,
> Paddy
> NFHS Member #5594
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