A Moment of War, Paperback

A Moment of War Paperback

Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series



'In December 1937 I crossed the Pyrenees from France - two days on foot through the snow.' Laurie Lee was still a young man when he decided to fight for the Republican cause in Spain's civil war.

But though he braved icy, storm-swept mountains alone to contact Republican sympathisers, he was immediately suspected of being a Nationalist spy.

Imprisoned and almost executed by his own side, he eventually joined the International Brigade.

This is the story of his experiences as a Republican soldier, fighting for the losing side in a doomed war.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Memoirs
  • ISBN: 9780241953297



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