Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and the World It Made

by Richard Rhodes,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 29, 2015

"I've got to go to Spain," Ernest Hemingway told Maxwell Perkins, his editor, in December 1936. "But there's no great hurry. They'll be fighting for a long time, and it's cold as hell around Madrid now." Hemingway was right. The Spanish Civil War did not end until well into 1938. When it was over, half a million Spaniards, of a population of 24 million, had perished.

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