Books: Hater of Hate

HEROES & BEASTS OF SPAIN—Manuel Chaves Nogales — Doubleday, Doran ($2.50).

When the Spanish Civil War broke out, Manuel Chaves Nogales, author of Juan Belmonte, remained as editor of a Loyalist newspaper in Madrid, although he protested that he "lacked revolutionary spirit," disapproved of both proletarian and fascist dictatorships. After four months, having "accrued enough merits to deserve to be shot by either side," he fled to France, declaring he could have no dealings with murderers "even though in our times this is a luxury that few can afford."

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