Books: News from Spain

(See Cover) MAN'S HOPE—André Malraux—Random House ($2.50).

When news of the Fascist uprising reached Barcelona, two years ago, factory whistles all over the city began to blow. In the grey dawn, while the street lights were still burning, one whistle sounded, then another, then a hundred—steadily, mournfully, as in the old days the belfries clamored together in times of peril. Fascist troops were marching on the centre of the city.

They held the Colón Hotel. Two field guns protected it, and before the guns were soldiers with machine guns and rifles, sweeping the...

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