Tues 6 Feb - 'Not Just Orwell', by Dolores Long
Dolores Long will talk about the role of the British International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War, and particularly about her father’s time in Spain as a brigader. She will also talk about her namesake, Dolores Ibárruri Gómez, known as "La Pasionaria".
La Pasionaria (English: "the Passionflower") – was a well known Republican heroine of the Spanish Civil War, she was of Basque origin and known for her famous slogan ¡No Pasarán! ("They shall not pass") during the Battle for Madrid in November 1936.
Xàbia Book Circle meets on the first Tuesday of the month in the Xàbia Social Centre (near the parking in the Plaza de la Constitución Española) at 18.30 for 18.45 start.