One volume edition of Barea's three autobiographical novels.
"The Forge" : deals with the childhood and youth of the author; at a time in Spain when the country was under a monarchy.
"The Track" : concerns Barea's experience as a solider in the Riff War in North Africa. Spanish Morocco (prior to the Spanish Civil War) and its people are described in detail.
"The Clash" : covers the years from 1935-1939, and focuses on the Civil War- particularly the Nationalist siege of Madrid.
All were originally written in spanish, and then translated by Ilsa Barea.