The Spanish Labyrinth: An Account of the Social and Political Background of the Spanish Civil War
Gerald Brenan's The Spanish Labyrinth has become the classic account of the background to the Spanish Civil War. Written during and immediately after the Civil War, this 1990 book has all the vividness of the author's experience. It represents a struggle to see the issues in Spanish politics objectively, whilst bearing witness to the deep involvement which is the only possible source of much of this richly detailed account. As a literary figure on the fringe of the Bloomsbury group, Gerald Brenan lends to this narrative an engaging personal style that has become familiar to many thousands of readers over the decades since it was first published.
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An excellent overview of the political leanings and their mutual relations before the war.
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Very good, amazing prose, sort of idiosyncratic. Very interesting take on Spanish Anarchism. Definitely worth reading. Read full review
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